Academic book, CUSP, Open Psychology Research Centre, PHeW

New Book-Putting Psychology in its Place: Critical historical perspective

Photo Credit: Routledge ' Putting Psychology in its Place: Critical historical perspective' by Professors Graham Richards and Paul Stenner Abstract This fourth edition of Putting Psychology in Its Place builds on the previous three in introducing the history of Psychology and placing the discipline within its historical and social contexts. Written by esteemed Psychologists Graham Richards and… Continue reading New Book-Putting Psychology in its Place: Critical historical perspective

CUSP, Open Psychology Research Centre, Political Psychology, Research in the School

‘The dialogue between citizens and their governments – that’s what I care about’ – Dr Kesi Mahendran with The Psychologist

Dr Kesi Mahendran in the interview with Ella Rhodes at the Psychologist  Political psychologist Kesi Mahendran who founded the Public Dialogue Psychology Collaboratory within the Open Psychology Research Centre - recently spoke with Ella Rhodes at the Psychologist  about her work at the interface between psychology and political science. In the interview she discusses how… Continue reading ‘The dialogue between citizens and their governments – that’s what I care about’ – Dr Kesi Mahendran with The Psychologist

Open Psychology Research Centre, Psychology, Research in the School

Intergenerational play at a distance: Using technology to support grandparent-grandchild relationships

Photo Credit: Pexels Images By Professor Rose Capdevila and Dr Lisa Lazard (Psychology & Counselling-FASS) and Anna Taylor (Independent Researcher), Amanda Gummer (FUNdamentally Children) Research suggests that the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren can have important positive psychological benefits for both. For children, the support grandparents can give has been linked to positive emotional outcomes… Continue reading Intergenerational play at a distance: Using technology to support grandparent-grandchild relationships

Open Psychology Research Centre, PHeW, Psychology, Research in the School

Event Reminder: ‘How do you help staff look after traumatised children?’

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2022 - 10:00 to 12:00 ONLINE Training and regular ongoing support are crucial to help staff in residential settings like The Mulberry Bush. In this dissemination event, Dr Heather Price will share recent research findings; Jennifer Browner, Consultant Child Psychotherapist will talk about how the Mulberry Bush has embedded a reflective culture in a therapeutic… Continue reading Event Reminder: ‘How do you help staff look after traumatised children?’