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 within the School of Psychologcal Sciences at Macquarie University and the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development at Western Sydney University in sunny Sydney, Australia, and also at the University of Glasgow's Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology in bonnie Scotland. We also have several wonderful PhD students and collaborators continuing to work 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!
The SoBA Lab is on the move... again! Over the coming months, our team will be relocating to ETH Zürich in fabulous Switzerland! We'll be recruiting new PhD students and postdocs - folks interested in joining the lab for a PhD position are encouraged to apply through the ETHZ-EPFL Joint Doctoral Program in Learning Sciences, and if you're interested in a postdoc, please get in touch with Emily or Rich directly!
SO! MUCH! EXCITING! CHANGE! is afoot! 2023 promises to be one of the biggest and most exciting years yet for the Social Brain in Action Lab.... watch this space for further details in Feb 2023!
DOCTOR Rebecca Smith has done a tremendous job defending her PhD work on the expression and perception of emotion through bodily movement, passing her viva with minor corrections! Big thanks to examiners Profs. Beatriz Calvo-Merino & Stacy Marsella, and huge congrats, Dr. Smith!!
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.