Could a nap help expand your toddler's vocabulary?

Could a nap help expand your toddler's vocabulary?

That's the question an Australian-first research project at the ANU's Research School of Psychology's Child Cognition Unit is attempting to answer.

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Psychology on the rise in the ACT

Psychology on the rise in the ACT

More than 80 Year 11 and 12 psychology students from across the ACT have visited the Research School of Psychology to get a taste of life at one of the world

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Postgrad psychology: The laughter and tears and everything in between

Postgrad psychology: The laughter and tears and everything in between

 To get an idea of the breadth of experiences available to postgraduate students at the Research School of Psychology, you need only to listen to Sara Quinn

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Child’s play changing lives

Child’s play changing lives

Looking at the exaggerated expressions on the faces of the dolls in Associate Professor Richard O’Kearney’s lab, it’s hard to imagine that anyone could have

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Aussie slang increases likeability

Aussie slang increases likeability

 A new study on Australian slang has found that using Australian slang words like 'ambo', 'uggies' or 'mobes' increases your likability among fellow Australi

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Undergraduate students engage in cutting-edge research

Undergraduate students engage in cutting-edge research

Over the last few years, psychology Honours students, special topics students, summer scholars and PhB students have contributed to

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Psychology research at ANU well above world standard

Psychology research at ANU well above world standard

Research in Psychology at ANU has received the highest ranking of 5 (well above world standard) in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA

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2016 undergraduate courses

2016 undergraduate courses

How to Study Psychology at the ANU

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