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Could a computer ever think like a human?

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From  Faculty Of Science on August 22nd, 2019 0 likes 44 plays 0  

The Architect of SPIN - an interview with Neil Rackham

Known as ‘The Professor of Professional Selling’, Neil Rackham is one of the world’s leading experts on sales techniques. Now based in the United States, he regularly returns to the…

From  Nick Kennard on August 16th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

The Science Behind ASMR

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) - also known as brain tingles - has quickly become one of the biggest phenomenons on the internet, with more than 13 million videos dedicated to…

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

The psychology of Tetris

To celebrate World Tetris Day on 6th June 2014, the University of Sheffield's Dr Tom Stafford discusses why such a simple game is so compelling and reveals the psychology behind the enduring…

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Nothing to wear

Do you ever consider the true cost of your clothing? Does the 'new you' need new clothes? Do you really have nothing to wear? Why not challenge yourself to update your look from your…

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Mind Matters: Can Science Help Turn You Into Mind Readers

Dr Aneurin Kennerley discusses how research using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) can provide demonstrations of thought identification, in some sense, mind reading. Mind Matters is a…

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Mind Matters: The Science of Laughter

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Dr Sophie Scott from University College London, shares her research on understanding the neurology of laughter as well as the expression of emotion through…

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Mind Matters: The Science of Magic

Dr Gustav Kuhn and Dr Megan Freeth explore the neurology behind our experiences of what seems impossible. Using psychology they explain why it's possible for us to be so easily deceived by…

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Mind Matters: Touch Sensing

Dr Kendra Arkley discusses her research on active vibrissal (whisker) touch sensing and how specialised touch sensors (whiskers) are used by animals to explore and make sense of their environment.…

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Mind Matters: Where does humour come from

Developmental Psychologist Dr Elena Hoicka from The University of Sheffield's Psychology Department discusses her research on the origins of humour, exploring when babies first experience…

From  Faculty Of Science on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Undergraduate study in Psychology at Sheffield

Your degree in Psychology at the University of Sheffield, will prepare you for a range of careers across a variety of sectors. Accredited by the British Psychological Society, your degree gives you…

From  Robert Cooke on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Careers in Psychology

Psychology degree - what next? Dr Kirsten Bartlett discusses career prospects for our undergraduate students.

From  Robert Cooke on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Studying psychology at Sheffield

The psychology undergraduate course here at the University of Sheffield is accredited by the British Psychological Society. It has a firm science base and you will be exposed to a diverse range of…

From  Robert Cooke on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 53 plays 0  

Third year research projects in Psychology

Year 3 students of our psychology undergraduate course complete their own research project in their chosen research field. Listen to Constance explaining her research.

From  Robert Cooke on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Understanding autism - living with an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC)

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 children has an autism spectrum condition (ASC). In addition, more and more people are being diagnosed with ASC in adulthood.…

From  Robert Cooke on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Understanding autism - higher education with an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC)

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 children has an autism spectrum condition (ASC). In addition, more and more people are being diagnosed with ASC in adulthood.…

From  Robert Cooke on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 15 plays 0