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Department of Psychology


Royal Holloway academic wins prestigious Celebrating Impact prize

‘Ending the Reading Wars’ is transforming the way reading is taught in classrooms around the world and helping potentially millions of children improve their life chances through better literacy skill


TO BE OR NOT TO BE SEEN: Perceived motion in art and nature

Why do zebras have stripes? Why are fire salamanders yellow? And why do we find stripes in art and architecture appealing? These are the questions driving the research RHUL Psychology Professor Johannes Zanker. Watch the video to find out more.


Dr Jessie Ricketts provides expert advice on children's "word gap"

Dr Jessie Ricketts was interviewed by the Centre for Education and Youth for a report that was published with Oxford University Press on Friday 23rd October 2020. 

93% overall student satisfaction.

Source: NSS, 2020

5th in the UK for research quality

Source: Complete University Guide, 2020

93% of Psychology graduates are employed or go on to further study within six months of graduating

Source: DLHE, 2017