Psychology, Social Psychology

New free course: Making sense of ourselves

Psychology has a new free course available on OpenLearn: Making sense of ourselves. It introduces you to well-known psychological topics by asking and answering everyday questions, such as: Why don’t we like one another? Why would I hang around with you? Do you see what I see? What’s the point of childhood? You’ll learn how… Continue reading New free course: Making sense of ourselves

Counselling, Psychology, Social Psychology

Bisexual Awareness – Problem Solved?

To celebrate Bisexual Visibility day, here's a piece that Helen Bowes-Catton and Sakura Byrne wrote for Palgrave about bisexuality. Research suggests that increasing numbers of young people are questioning received ideas about gender and sexual identity. A growing number of young people report identifying as transgender, non-binary or genderfluid. In response, social media giant Facebook now… Continue reading Bisexual Awareness – Problem Solved?

Psychology, Social Psychology

I read the news today… and watched tv

Over on the DD317 Advancing Social Psychology blog, Stephanie Taylor has posted about how social psychology can inform us on recent news stories, including the treatment of the Windrush generation, #MeToo, exam results, and the British Bake-Off. Check out the blog post here. These are just a few of the possible connections (a future blog… Continue reading I read the news today… and watched tv