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Social Group

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The Social Group has strengths in the study of social perception and social cognition.

Areas of research include the social perception of faces, with a particular emphasis on dynamic social cues; the processing of social information as a function of different attachment styles; and the psychological processes underlying prejudice, stereotyping, stigmatization, prosocial behaviour, and self-esteem.

Much of this work takes an evolutionary perspective, and the group has inter-disciplinary links with both biologists and anthropologists.

The Social Group is part of the Cognitive Processes research group.

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School of Experimental Psychology
12a Priory Road
United Kingdom