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
The OU Faculty of Social Sciences - which the School of Psychology is part of - is videoing chats between experts from different disciplines. Here's the first one all about Halloween. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_7-y5J-nOw
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?
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
From Police interviewing to parliamentary consultant – learn about the fascinating work opportunities for those with a social psychology qualification #Q83 social psychology. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwXjYrJhUP0&feature=youtu.be