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The School of Psychology & Neuroscience at St Andrews is a world
class department with a long and distinguished history.

Chimpanzees sharing. Photo by Sophie Pearson, Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Caring and sharing is monkey business

New research reveals chimps and children learn kindness from others

REF 2014

How the School of Psychology & Neuroscience fared in the REF 2014 results.

Digital faces

Size Matters

Research shows taller, heavier men are perceived as more masculine 

Children at the Great British Bioscience Festival

Great British Bioscience Festival - Animal Culture

Great British Bioscience Festival - Animal Culture

Aerial view of St Andrews by Dr Stephen Evans

Monkey Puzzle

Simple task suggests primate understanding of objects, say scientists

Psychology building

Prospective students

Undergraduate and postgraduate courses including part-time evening degree


Current students

Information for current undergraduate and postgraduates



Who-does-what among all members of the school, academic and supporting



Active research groups in the school