of Psychology at Kent has a strong international profile for its
research. As well as a long-established international reputation in
social psychology, we have also established strengths in cognitive, developmental
and forensic psychology.
Our academic community consistently attracts substantial
research and innovation funding from UK research councils, European research
programmes, charities, learned societies and businesses.
As well as generating theoretical innovations, the outcomes
of our projects help health professionals, educators, charities, the public
sector, government and commercial partners understand how people think, behave
and interact to meet a range of personal, social and economic challenges.
areas of expertise include:
- autism spectrum disorder
- child development
- cognitive neuroscience in health and disease
- culture and emotions
- memory, sensation and perception
- offending behaviour and rehabilitation
- personality and psychometrics
- prejudice and prejudice reduction
- psychological processes in politics
- social and cognitive aspects of ageing
- social interaction and group behaviours.
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