Psychology research includes a diverse range of topics, from teaching to terrorism and parenting to politics. A new collection of articles on OpenLearn explains some of the research projects that Open University psychology PhD students are currently studying. You can find the full collection of articles by clicking here or continue reading for a summary...… Continue reading Have you ever wondered what psychologists do?
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
Dr Nelli Stavropoulou (School of Psychology & Counselling, The Open University) is the curator and producer of Moving Worlds, a programme of films available to watch during Refugee Week, a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees (20-26 June 2022). Moving Worlds is produced by Counterpoints Arts, which coordinates Refugee Week nationally. Over the past six years, Moving… Continue reading Moving Worlds programme for Refugee Week 2022
Dr Lee John Curley, lecturer in Psychology and Dr James Munro, Psychology Technical Lead (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The Open University) with Dr Itiel Dror, Senior Cognitive Neuroscience Researcher (University College London) co-author the article: 'Juries are subject to all kinds of biases when it comes to deciding on a trial'. It discusses the… Continue reading Dr Lee John Curley and Dr James Munro of The OU, Co-author The Article Published in The Conversation
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