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

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

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Study finds tall 35-year-old men appear more dominant than others

Tall, masculine men aged around 35 are perceived to be most dominant by others, according to new research

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Have you had your clay this morning?

Chimpanzees may ‘detox’ tannins in their diet by eating clay

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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