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The importance of art and film for psychology

A new publication from the School of Psychology and Counselling challenges psychologists to take art and film seriously, especially during times of crisis when people go through 'liminal experiences'. The article is the result of a collaboration between Professor Paul Stennerfrom the Open University and Professor Tania Zittounfrom the University of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. The online first version has just appeared in… Continue reading The importance of art and film for psychology

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The psychology of panic buying

In a timely discussion, Dr Volker Patent from the School considers the psychology of panic buying and some possible steps to counter it. You can read the article here https://medium.com/@volkerpatent/panic-buying-and-how-to-stop-it-1ad411462d8 https://medium.com/@volkerpatent/panic-buying-and-how-to-stop-it-1ad411462d8

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Coping with coronavirus

In these anxious times, psychotherapist and School academic Dr Naomi Moller offers advice on coping with coronavirus - and sharks. Over 25 years ago now I met a man in a ramshackle bar in Tokyo who was an expert on sharks. ‘Excellent!’ thought I, time to get an authoritative answer to one of my many… Continue reading Coping with coronavirus

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Alone together – Mothering Sunday in the times of COVID-19

Sunday 22nd March is Mother's Day or Mothering Sunday. Psychologists from the Networking Families group, Charlotte Dann, Abigail Locke, Lisa Lazard and Rose Capdevila, write about the continuing importance of this celebration in a time of uncertainty. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to overshadow our Mothering Sunday celebrations. Here in the UK, with… Continue reading Alone together – Mothering Sunday in the times of COVID-19