Sarah Crafter is pleased to announce the launch of the new website for the ESRC funded project which aims to examine how separated children care for each other as they navigate contradictory, complex, and changeable immigration and welfare systems in England. It is always very exciting to embark on a new research project. At the beginning there are… Continue reading Children Caring on the Move: Website launched for project looking at separated child migrants care of each other
What do people really think about Brexit? OU psychologists have been finding out in a series of projects - click to find out more http://fass.open.ac.uk/research/groups/cusp/projects/social-psychology-of-brexit?fbclid=IwAR12NuTNSFyowepfoEQDZRLJ25KPLJQBBEQlBq8SfbwwNYHcsOshly1K_2E
Social media practices are part of contemporary life, including family relationships. Dr Rose Capdevila and Dr Lisa Lazard from the School are part of an academic team who study Networking Families using a critical psychological perspective. You can read about the research on the Networking Families website. http://fass.open.ac.uk/research/groups/networking-families
Are we being manipulated by a shady, secret enemy who is planning world domination? Or not? In this video, Dr Jovan Byford from the School of Psychology and Counselling introduces his research on conspiracy theories. https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/how-to-spot-a-conspiracy-theory/p07j9sjk?playlist=made-in-partnership-with-the-open-university You can also read about the research in module DD210 Living Psychology and in Dr Byford’s 2011 book Conspiracy… Continue reading A sinister plan….
In this week's social psychology blog, Stephanie Taylor discusses some responses to the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand. You can read the blog post here.