Political Psychology Lab

Political Psychology




The Political Psychology Lab brings together researchers from the School of Psychology and the School of Politics and International Relations. It fosters interdisciplinary research on the links between psychological processes and politics. Our current research activities include:

  • the study of psychological processes associated with political ideologies and support for socio-political systems,
  • perceptions of justice and inequality,
  • intergroup attitudes and biases (including ethnic prejudice, sexism, and speciesism),
  • beliefs in political conspiracies,
  • national attachment.

Key aims

  • To promote excellent research on the links between political and psychological processes
  • To promote interdisciplinary research and teaching in the area of political psychology
  • To promote the use of quantitative methods in social sciences




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