Psychology, Social Psychology

Football, love and passion

In World Cup season, some of us are fully focused on football and some of us are ... not so much. In our social psychology blog, David Kaposi, a DD317 author and member of presentation team, reflects on the meanings of football, past and present, and why they might have changed. You can read the… Continue reading Football, love and passion

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Psychology, Social Psychology

Digital mothering

In this video our Gini Harrison, Lisa Lazard and Rose Capdevila talk about their work about Digital mothering on Student Hub Live. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1z6nRXNDfIw&feature=youtu.be

Psychology, Social Psychology

New book: Creativity and Critique in Online Learning

Our Jean McAvoy has published a new edited book with Jacqueline Baxter and George Callaghan: 'Creativity and Critique in Online Learning: Exploring and Examining Innovations in Online Pedagogy'. The¬†book: Analyses innovation in distance education stimulated by educational technology Examines the challenges faced by online teachers and designers of online materials, and Explores various core themes… Continue reading New book: Creativity and Critique in Online Learning

Psychology, Social Psychology

Feeling safe at home in a place where you belong?

In a new blog for the Level 3 module DD317 Advancing social psychology, Stephanie Taylor discusses social research about place and belonging. She considers the connections we draw between feeling at home and feeling safe. She suggests that these contribute to the continuing strong emotions around the Grenfell tower tragedy. You can read the blog… Continue reading Feeling safe at home in a place where you belong?

Forensic Psychology, Psychology

The CSI effect: Graham Pike in the Metro

A sponsored article featuring the School of Psychology on the topic of TV versus real-world crime scene investigations has been published in the London-based 'Metro' newspaper. The article, entitled 'The CSI Effect' outlines Forensic Psychology opportunities available through the Open University. Prof Graham Pike, CPRL Director of Research, remarks that materials drawn on for grisly… Continue reading The CSI effect: Graham Pike in the Metro