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New research reveals psychological factors behind adherence and violation of pandemic restrictions

A new study on the psychological impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the UK population has revealed behavioural traits that predicted who adhered to lockdown restrictions, and those who didn’t.


New research reveals why whale song culture differs between northern and southern hemispheres

A new study of humpback whale song has revealed that, their songs change and spread through whale populations in different ways based on on their geographical environment.


New research discovers the role climate change played in early human adaption

Royal Holloway researchers are part of a team who have discovered that over the last 400,000 years, increased rainfall transformed the dry Arabian Peninsula into a route for human population movement.