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


“Goth” parrots join exclusive tool-using elite

New evidence discovered of skills in parrots

Testing English Cricketers performance and vision

Does superior vision give top athletes an edge?

Scotland's 30 most promising researchers

Kate Cross was selected to attend the Scottish Crucible programme for 2015.

Sunscreen or camouflage?

Why so many animals have dark backs and pale bellies.

Kate Cross and Lewis Dean at the Fringe

Alas, Poor Darwin...?

Applying evolutionary theory to human behaviour at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

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