Our first publication about imagination is now out.

Since being awarded a grant by the Imagination Institute in 2015, we’ve been working hard on our imQ project to bring about a better scientific understanding of imagination. We’re pleased to announce that our first peer-reviewed publication, an entry in the Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences, is now available to read online. You can.. read more →

It’s time to change the face of psychology

We’ve published a blog post on the Research Whisperer website about gender equality that we see in our specific field of psychological study; personality and individual differences. Using data from recent meetings of the most relevent annual conferences, the Personality and Individual Differences journal and the latest version of the Handbook of Individual Differences, we.. read more →

Our latest iPhone application

We’ve partnered with PSYT again to create another app to enable us to do innovative and large-scale data collection. Our appis aimed at mothers with infants between 2 and 15 weeks old to monitor mother and baby’s development and well-being. If you’re a new mum and would like to get involved and use our app,.. read more →

We’ve made a video about our Better Data event!

With a little help from our friends, we’ve put together a video about what to expect from our Better Data event: https://t.co/nGfSoApigp pic.twitter.com/U4ZpuzgEnf — Hungry Mind Lab (@HungryMindLab) 11 October 2016 read more →

Better Data Event

If you’re following us on Twitter, you might have seen us tweet about our upcoming event, Better Data, which is going to take place in central London on the 26th of October. It’s aimed at early career researchers in the behavioural sciences, to allow you to network with experts in the field, learn about the.. read more →

LENA Summer Newsletter

We’ve put together our summer newsletter for LENA, which gives you an update on the latest developments in the project as we approach the end of data collection and start to focus on analysis. You can read the newsletter online here. read more →

Dr. von Stumm in The Psychologist

Lab director Dr. von Stumm was recently interviewed by Jon Sutton from the The Psychologist, the monthly publication of the British Psychological Society. In it, she details the work we do at the Lab as well as discussing intellectual curiosity and our own “hungry minds”! You can read the full article here. read more →

APS Rising Star

Dr von Stumm is one of the APS Rising Stars for 2015! The award is in recognition of the highly original and significant publications that Sophie has produced in the past 4 years and for the innovative methodologies that have been pioneered at the Hungry Mind Lab. read more →

LENA Interview

Our Lab Director, Dr von Stumm, was recently interviewed by the Wellcome Trust for the LENA Project. In the interview, she shares the benefits of being a Science Seed Awardee for the Wellcome Trust, and how this scheme has supported her work for the LENA Project and her career in general as a researcher. She also shares her viewpoints.. read more →

New paper: Breastfeeding & IQ

Our latest study on breastfeeding and IQ just came out in PLoS One: get it here. In data from more than 11,000 children from the UK born between 1994 and 1996, we found no meaningful association between breastfeeding and IQ at age 2. Also, breastfeeding was not related to IQ gains that occured between age.. read more →