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Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive psychologists are interested in how internal mental processes work. They look at how people perceive and understand the world around them, how memory works, how people can think flexibly and solve problems, and how we are able to use language.

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A field at the cusp of scientific and philosophical thinking, but have we fully understood the outcomes of such a progressive movement.
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Mental health problems have a huge impact on society, but are poorly understood.
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Our senses allow us to explore and interact with the world around us. Even the simplest living organisms have some way to sense their environment - and some animals can sense in ways we can't even imagine!
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Our memories make us who we are, and yet we still don't understand how memories are stored in the brain, or what happens when memory problems develop.
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Emotions are a vital part of society, but there are still plenty of mysteries surrounding them- from what they are for to whether it will be possible, or desirable, to create AI that experiences them.
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Language is a vital part of being human, and some argue it is what sets us apart from other animals. But plenty of mysteries remain.
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From the moment we are born, we begin to learn about the world around us, and this continues for the rest of our lives. But exactly how does this happen in the brain?
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Blog posts about cognitive psychology

Our blog posts are often written by scientists about their ongoing research

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Midlife Matters
Wednesday 15th of July 2015
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Male vs Female Brains
Wednesday 15th of April 2015
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What is consciousness?
Thursday 26th of September 2013
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Déjà vu
Wednesday 5th of June 2013
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Investigating Fragile X syndrome
Wednesday 10th of October 2012

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