Psychology Open Day on Saturday 29 August 2015

Psychology Open Day on Saturday 29 August 2015

9am – 4pm Psychology study and careers advice in the Sports Hall (building 19)

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Understanding the flexible brain systems that allow us to attend, perceive and interact

Understanding the flexible brain systems that allow us to attend, perceive and interact

One of the single most important divisions in brain function is between the dorsal and ventral cortical streams.

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Changes to teaching from Semester 1, 2016

Changes to teaching from Semester 1, 2016

A number of changes to the Psychology curriculum have been put in place from next year.

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PSYC1005 is now a fully online course

PSYC1005 is now a fully online course

For the first time this semester, PSYC1005 (Life Issues: Applying Psychology) will be offered as a fully online course. 

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College students have psychology on the brain

College students have psychology on the brain

High school psychology students from across Canberra have been given a taste of university life, taking part in lectures and learning about ANU research at the Research School of Psychology (RSP).

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Why some people hear colour, taste sounds

Why some people hear colour, taste sounds

Dr Stephanie Goodhew has shed new light on synesthesia - the effect of hearing colours, seeing sounds and other cross-sensory phenomena - the research found synaesthetes had much stronger mental associations between related concepts.

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Learning a language is child’s play

Learning a language is child’s play

Very young children usually cannot remember a few words that you tell them, but they can somehow master complex grammar.

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How we perceive movement when our eyes are closed

How we perceive movement when our eyes are closed

If you sway a lot when you close your eyes you are more likely to experience the illusion you are moving when you are not.

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We are one of the best places to study Psychology in Australia and were recently ranked 26th in the world. Psychology is about helping individuals achieve their full potential and making society a better place. We do this at ANU through conducting innovative research to find answers to human problems and challenges, training students so they are able to access and translate this knowledge in their careers and supporting the community through the ANU Psychology Clinic.

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