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

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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

Academic journal, CUSP, Psychology

Introducing the journal Children and Society

Professor Sarah Crafter will soon be taking over as one of the new Editors of the journal Children & Society. Before that, she was one of the journal’s book editors. She writes about the journal and her past and future roles, with a particular emphasis on features of the journal that will be of interest… Continue reading Introducing the journal Children and Society

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Chatbot vs. person: Research on human-machine interaction

Dr Jenny Lynden, a Staff Tutor in the School, has been researching human-machine interaction. In a recent article in the journal Discourse, Context & Media, Jenny, together with a colleague from the University of Surrey and designers from a chatbot company, AMO, published findings from their research. They used a microlevel sociolinguistic analysis to understand how… Continue reading Chatbot vs. person: Research on human-machine interaction