CUSP, Psychology, Psychology in the world

School academic on Radio 5 Live

Dr Jovan Byford talks about the rise in fake news and conspiracy theories as surveys suggest that these have increased during the pandemic. Listen to the programme here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000nsjw Read about Jovan Byford's work here http://www.open.ac.uk/people/jtb77

School study journeys, Student news

A Psychology and Counselling study journey

This week we begin a new series in which students in the School of Psychology and Counselling tell us about their study journeys. Our first contribution is from Laura, a current student on DE100 and D241. Tell us about you and your life situation (e.g. work, home life, interests) Hi everyone! My name is Laura and… Continue reading A Psychology and Counselling study journey

Research in the School, Social Psychology

Drawing and mapping methods in psychological research

Dr Laura McGrath from the School writes about a new article titled Building visual worlds: Using maps in qualitative psychological research on affect and emotion. This article, by Laura McGrath, Shauna Mullarkey and Paula Reavey, was published in a special edition of the journal Qualitative Research in Psychology. The articles in the special edition, 'Feelings Affects and Emotions… Continue reading Drawing and mapping methods in psychological research

Academic journal

Introducing the journal Assessment and Development Matters

We continue to introduce journals on which the School’s academics have editorial roles. Dr Jo Horne, Staff Tutor, is the Educational Editor of the BPS journal Assessment and Development Matters (ADM). Assessment and Development Matters (ADM) is a quarterly publication, published by the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Psychological Testing Centre (PTC). The journal publishes articles… Continue reading Introducing the journal Assessment and Development Matters

CUSP, Psychology, Research in the School, Social Psychology

Sexual Harassment, Psychology and Feminism – A New book

In a new book, Dr Lisa Lazard from the School explores #MeToo and how women’s assumed empowerment in contemporary culture has shaped understandings of sexual harassment and social responses to it. This book explores how the phenomenon of sexual harassment has been made sense of and understood, both in psychology and in popular culture, over… Continue reading Sexual Harassment, Psychology and Feminism – A New book