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


Beauty and the beholder

Familiar faces breed attraction, according to new research

Women in Science Festival 2017

Physics vs Psychology: Which is the hard Science?


Woody Woodpecker laughs in the face of politics

New evidence suggests birds have mastered cooperative living

Photo of the winners

Science Fiction Make Believe Essay Competition

Winners of our annual Scottish-wide essay competition 2017

UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science

In recognition of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we describe some of the School’s outreach activities with school-aged children.

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