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What stories make worlds, what worlds make stories – Book review

Photo credit: Shutterstock Stories Changing Lives: Narratives and Paths towards Social Change Edited by Corinne Squire (Oxford, University Press). Reviewed by Kesi Mahendran, Sue Nieland, Anthony English and Nicola Magnusson all within the Public Dialogue Psychology Collaboratory, Open Psychology Research Centre, The Open University. https://www.publicdialoguepsychologycolab.co.uk/ Psychologists have always been preoccupied with stories: the ones that… Continue reading What stories make worlds, what worlds make stories – Book review

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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor Peter Hegarty’

Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about Peter's talk: 'Re-Imagining Group Differences in Scientific Psychology' Eka: What’s this talk all about, Peter? Peter: This talk is about the feeling of being marked as “other” and the ways in which that… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor Peter Hegarty’

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Supporting children’s mental health through familial online relationships

In a recent presentation by Professor Rose Capdevila and Dr Lisa Lazard of the Psychology & Counselling Department of The Open University, summarised the progress on the eNurture/ESRC funded project Supporting children’s mental health through familial online relationship. You can read more on the Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC) news page https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/news

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In conversation with Wendy Ingram, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

Photo credit: Wendy Ingram Sue: Wendy, you’ve just started a PhD in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University, and your topic is ‘everyday escapism’. Escapism sounds to me like ‘avoiding reality’. How did you become interested in it? Wendy: These questions have occupied my mind for years. What is everyday escapism?… Continue reading In conversation with Wendy Ingram, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

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In conversation with Ruth Collier-Large, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

Photo credit: Upsplash Sue: Welcome to the Open Psychology Research Centre. You’ve recently started a PhD in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University and you are researching the topic of non-speaking autism. Can you tell us a bit about your background and how you became interested in these questions? Ruth: I’ve… Continue reading In conversation with Ruth Collier-Large, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University