Psychology, Social Psychology, Winter postcards from our modules

A winter postcard from DD317 Advancing social psychology

We continue our series of winter postcards from Psychology and Counselling modules. Dr Karen Hagan, the Staff Tutor for DD317 Advancing social psychology, writes about what's happening on this module. What's happening at the moment on DD317? DD317, Advancing Social Psychology, is a Level Three module taken by students not only on the BSc (Honours)… Continue reading A winter postcard from DD317 Advancing social psychology

Counselling, Psychology, Winter postcards from our modules

A winter postcard from module D240 Exploring fear and sadness

We continue our series of winter postcards from Psychology and Counselling modules. Anastasia Economou, the Chair and Staff Tutor for D240 Exploring fear and sadness, writes about what's happening on this module, then looks ahead to its replacement, D241 Exploring mental health and counselling. Hello, I'm Anastasia Economou and I joined the School of Counselling… Continue reading A winter postcard from module D240 Exploring fear and sadness

Psychology, Winter postcards from our modules

A winter postcard from module DE100 Investigating Psychology 1

We continue our series of winter postcards from the School's modules, written by the academics who work mostly closely with students and tutors, the Staff Tutors. Here the team from DE100 write about the first psychology-specific module on the School's undergraduate qualifications. Hello and welcome to our winter postcard for DE100. We are Gillian Ferrier,… Continue reading A winter postcard from module DE100 Investigating Psychology 1

Psychology in the world, Social Psychology

The beginning of social psychology – BBC Radio

Look on BBC Radio 4 iPlayer for this programme about how the Holocaust led to the creation of social psychology: "How attempts to understand the Holocaust created a science - social psychology. This Holocaust Memorial Day (Jan 27th) marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Attempts to understand racism, antisemitism and the horrors… Continue reading The beginning of social psychology – BBC Radio

A PhD in Psychology

A PhD Opportunity: Wearable technology and panic attacks

The Open University is offering a fully funded PhD studentship to explore the feasibility of using mobile and wearable technology to identify and support panic attacks. The School of Psychology and Counselling and the School of Computing and Communications at the Open University are seeking a candidate for a fully funded PhD studentship to explore… Continue reading A PhD Opportunity: Wearable technology and panic attacks