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

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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Public Lecture: Dementia Doesn't Steal Connection

Public Lecture 5th Oct 2015: Dementia Doesn't Steal Connection

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