Current studies

Please find below some of our research projects for our psychology and neuroscience students at universities across Scotland. We rely on participation from all walks of life and hope very much that you will take part in our research. This site is updated daily and your participation is a really valuable part of the training for our students and will help them to be more skilled researchers in the future. Thanks!

We are mainly hosting postgraduate studies over the summer and clearly these are cruccial too.


Effects of Mental Health on Emotional Voice Perception: We invite you to take part in a project exploring the effects of depression, anxiety, and self/other context on emotional voice perception. We are hoping to get a varied participant sample, so all are welcome. The study consists of a voice discrimination task and a short questionnaire. It should take no more than 10 minutes to complete. If you are interested in taking part, please find the link here: If you would like further information, please contact us at: 


 Implicit Biases and Associations with Animal Warning Signals.  We invite you to participate in a project studying how people respond to comfortable and uncomfortable images of animal warning signals. This study will look at how we perceive animal warning signals and if we have any biases towards them. The study takes place using Gorilla and is not compatible with mobile devices and will take about 15minutes


We invite you to take part in a legal psychological study. The study will be conducted online and will take approximately 50 minutes to complete.Each participant will complete a short questionnaire and read a mock trial transcript focussed around a common assault case before delivering their verdict.All participants will be entered into a prize draw with the chance of winning a £30 amazon voucher. If you are interested in taking part in this study follow this link:
Paul Gardner
Senior Lecturer
University of St. Andrews