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

Apes can understand how others see the world feature

Apes can understand how others see the world

"Uniquely" human trait present in all apes

Children and students taking part in an experiment during the open day.

Baby and Child Lab - Family Fun Day

Studying how children think and learn

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Psychology & Neuroscience top in the UK

The School of Psychology & Neuroscience has been ranked the best the UK, according to a new higher education league table published Mon 23 May, 2016.

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Stefan Pulver wins teaching award.

Stefan Pulver wins the 2016 AD Instruments Macknight Early Career Innovative Educator Award.

Steve Reicher and William Shakespeare

The Science of Shakespeare podcast - The Guardian

Prof Steve Reicher talks Julius Caesar and Crowd Manipulation.

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