News archive - 2009

University psychologists share workplace research

The University of Exeter is demonstrating the contribution it can make to an organisation’s success at an event on Wednesday 8 April.

Why people fall victim to scams

The psychological reasons consumers may fall victim to mass marketed scams are revealed today in groundbreaking research.

Experts at Exeter for major therapy conference

Over 1000 delegates from around the world have arrived at the University of Exeter for a major conference on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).

Study sheds light on squirrel psychology

The ability of grey squirrels to learn from observing others is highlighted in a new study by the University of Exeter.

Women on company boards face stock market prejudice

Companies with female board members fare worse on the stock market, despite performing as well on all other measures as those with all-male boards.

Groups are key to good health

The quality of a person’s social life could have an even greater impact than diet and exercise on their health and well-being.

Planning approval for new £3.6 million research facility for Exeter

Planning permission has been granted for a new research facility which aims to improve psychological interventions for mood and personality disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder.

Exercise makes cigarettes less attractive to smokers

Exercise can help smokers quit because it makes cigarettes less attractive.

Exeter expertise helps revise guidelines on treatment for depression

The University of Exeter’s expertise in depression is helping to shape future care for people suffering from the condition.