Research in the SoBA Lab explores how we perceive and interact with other agents in a social world, under the direction of Dr. Richard Ramsey & Professor Emily S. Cross
The Social Brain in Action Lab is based jointly within the Psychology and Cognitive Science departments at Macquarie University in sunny Sydney, Australia, and also at the University of Glasgow's Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology in bonnie Scotland. We also continue to have several wonderful PhD students and collaborators working on projects at Bangor University in North Wales. So whether you like your social neuroscience hot and dry, or cool and damp, we have you covered!
Get excited - as the southern hemisphere winter descends, the SoBA Lab will be bringing brain science and dance to the bright lights of Vivid Sydney 2022, Sydney's premier festival of light, music and ideas! Watch this space...
In one of our first lab meetings of 2022, we're discussing this piece by Fernando Maestre on how to promote a happy, healthy and productive research lab culture. The SoBA Lab always has been and always will be a work in progress- let's make sure our direction supports all members!
Our research is made possible by generous funding from a number of national and international sources - for more details on current and past funding, click the image below.