86% overall student satisfaction, BSc Psychology

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Satisfy your urge to understand why. Our experts give students the scientific skills to investigate and understand human behaviour and society.

The benefits of brain tingles

The benefits of brain tingles

In the first study of its kind, our researchers have found that ASMR - the relaxing brain tingles some people experience in response to triggers such as whispering - may have benefits for physical and mental health.

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Find out what it's like to study Psychology at Sheffield. Explore our web pages to discover our undergraduate courses, and read some student stories to see what our current students and graduates think.

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Psychology students complete mental health placements abroad

Two BSc Psychology students spent this summer on Mental Health Placements in Bali and Sri Lanka with SLV.Global, gaining valuable practical psychology work experience.

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Our degrees explore every aspect of human behaviour, from biological, social and developmental psychology to psychological disorders and cognitive neuroscience.

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World-class research

We have experts working across neuroscience, robotics, child development, social psychology and healthcare. Our research drives innovation and improves lives through technological advancement and societal change.

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We work with a range of organisations, applying our psychology expertise and technical skills to solve important problems. You can find out how to collaborate with us through the Faculty of Science Knowledge Exchange Team.

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