Children on the move: Unsettling narratives of care, childhood, and the migration ‘crisis’: A joint symposium between the Open University and UCL Prof. Sarah Crafter is working in collaboration with a team at UCL on an International Symposium focusing on the ways in which care, childhood and migration are conceptualised and how these have important… Continue reading Invitation to take part in an event:
BOOK LAUNCH SEMINAR Institute of Education, LondonFriday 22nd November 4-7 pm Developmental Transitions: Stability and change through the lifespan by Sarah Crafter, Rachel Maunder and Laura Soulsby The Culture and Social Psychology group from the Open University (CuSP) will host a seminar and reception to launch this new book on Friday, 22nd November, 4 -… Continue reading A seminar to launch a new book
In a recent presentation to the School of Psychology and Counselling (Wednesday 9th October), Professor Perry Hinton from Warwick University discussed the concept of ‘unconscious bias’. This concept has been made popular by recent psychological research using the so-called The Implicit Association Test (IAT) (test yourself at https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/). Using reaction time measures, this test investigates how… Continue reading Is your behaviour shaped by ‘unconscious bias’? Do you need training to correct it?
Rachel Penny, the School's Director of Teaching, tells us about an online event for our students and provides the links to access it. The School of Psychology and Counselling recently hosted a Student Hub Live event to welcome new and returning students. Session topics included starting well on your module, meeting members of the central academic team, ‘unpacking’ assessment… Continue reading An online event for Psychology and Counselling Students
Dr Zoe Walkington from the School reports on a conference on policing research. This week I attended the annual conference for the Centre for Policing Research and Learning. This conference invites police officers and staff to come out of their work place for two days to engage with talks and workshops alongside academic colleagues, and… Continue reading Learning from success, near miss and failure: A psychologist at the Centre for Policing Research and Learning’s annual Conference