The University of Edinburgh
- United Kingdom, -
- # 26 QS WUR Ranking by subject
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Psychology is the scientific study of the mind, brain, and behaviour. It focuses on building and testing theories to help explain how people interact with each other and the world around them.Psychologists study:how we perceive, think and learn about the world around usthe way biological and social factors influence how we behavehow interests and abilities differ from person to personhow we communicate verbally and non-verballyhow and why our mental abilities change across our livesPsychology is an experimental and observational science. It uses evidence from research studies to develop and evaluate theories.Our programme has a strong emphasis on developing skills in research methods and statistical analysis using R programming. This supports our research-led teaching.