Psychology

Why do people justify inequality?

Supervisor

Danny Osborne

Faculty of Science

Project code: SCI006

This project will use data from a nationally representative sample of New Zealand adults to examine the causes and consequences of people's tendency to justify inequality.

Creativity and the structure of memory

Supervisor

Dr Reece Roberts

Faculty of Science

Project code: SCI007

This project will involve data collection for a cognitive/behavioural study investigating the relationship between a form of creativity (divergent thinking) and the structure of semantic and autobiographical memory networks.

New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study

Supervisor

Prof. Chris Sibley

Faculty of Science

Project code: SCI008

This project offers an opportunity to work with the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study. This is a 20-year longitudinal national probability study of social attitudes, personality and health outcomes. The study is currently in its 9th year.

Do dogs have human-like jealousy?

Supervisor

Dr Alex Taylor

Faculty of Science

Project code: SCI009

This project will be run at the University of Auckland Clever Canine Lab. It will examine the extent to which dogs exhibit human-like jealousy.