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Department of Psychology


Psychology department ranked joint third in the UK for research

The Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway has been placed joint third in the country by The Times Higher Education following the publication of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 results


How our hearts distort our perception of time

A recent study by academics at Royal Holloway, published in Current Biology, shows how our heartbeats can lead to distortions in our perception of time.


Dr Jennifer Murphy awarded funding for study on how the menstrual cycle impacts interoception and mental health

Dr Jennifer Murphy has been awarded a highly prestigious New Investigator Research Grant from the Medical Research Council. The research programme will investigate sex differences in interoception. Read more here


in the UK for student satisfaction

Source: Complete University Guide, 2023

Joint 3rd

in the UK for research quality

Source: Times Higher Education, 2022


in the UK for Psychology graduate prospects

Source: Complete University Guide, 2023