Read more about our five key areas of research.

Clinical & Health

The Clinical and Health Psychology area focuses on a range of issues related to understanding and managing psychological disorders and distress, models of psychological adjustment, and the interface between health and psychology...

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Cognition & Perception

We conduct research, research supervision, and teaching in a range of core areas within human cognition and perception. Our research includes a strong emphasis on visual cognition (attention and visual neglect, face and object...

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Developmental: Child, Youth, Aging

Child, youth, and developmental psychology at the ANU spans many sub-disciplines of psychology. Research that investigates early development (from birth to 8 years) focuses on language and cognitive development, with the latter...

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Research Methods

We publish original contributions and software resources in quantitative research methods, as well as undergraduate textbooks and advanced researcher handbooks. Prof Mike Smithson heads a group that introduces new statistical...

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Social & Organisational

Our group conducts research and teaching in a range of core areas within social psychology. We are recognised as one of the leading centres in the world in the study of social identity and self-categorisation, particularly in...

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