On 29 November, the Culture and Social Psychology (CuSP) Research Collaboration had a very lively meeting where we discussed our colleague Dr Sarah Crafter's recent draft paper (co-authored with Humera Iqbal of UCL) "Managing conflict during linguistic and cultural encounters: the role of children who language broker". The paper focuses on children born into immigrant… Continue reading Experiences of child language brokers – a CuSP discussion
Lara Frumkin did a podcast this week with Progress. How do we ‘combat extremism’? Radicalisation is an extremely complex issue, and its manifestations are rapidly changing. Conor Pope and Alison McGovern are joined by Lara Frumkin, senior lecturer in psychology at the Open University, who researches the psychology behind radicalisation. You can listen to the podcast here.
Check out this video to find out more about our Sarah Crafter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmHQfUyJ3uw&t=20s
Psychology has a new free course available on OpenLearn: Making sense of ourselves. It introduces you to well-known psychological topics by asking and answering everyday questions, such as: Why don’t we like one another? Why would I hang around with you? Do you see what I see? What’s the point of childhood? You’ll learn how… Continue reading New free course: Making sense of ourselves
The OU Faculty of Social Sciences - which the School of Psychology is part of - is videoing chats between experts from different disciplines. Here's the first one all about Halloween. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_7-y5J-nOw