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Department of Psychology


Study shows we can reduce people’s bias against non-native speakers

Researchers from Royal Holloway, University of London, shows people are more likely to believe the information given to them by a native speaker rather than those with a foreign accent, but that this bias can be reduced. 

Kids on social media: How do children, parents, and teachers feel about it?

Royal Holloway researcher Dr Beatrice Hayes together with Prof Ravinder Barn, Dr Alana James, and Prof Dawn Watling investigated what children, parents, and teachers think about children's social media use.

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