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Dr Lee Curley with BBC Radio Scotland about Jurors in Scotland

Released on 27 Apr 2022, Dr Lee Curley from the School of Psychology & Counselling (The OU) about his talk on radio I was lucky enough to talk on BBC Radio Scotland about the research we have conducted on jurors in Scotland. This has been an extensive programme of research that has been conducted by… Continue reading Dr Lee Curley with BBC Radio Scotland about Jurors in Scotland

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Students! Psychology terms explained!

Definition of the Day OU Psychology & Counselling have launched the 'Definition of the Day' tweets. Inspired by Susie Dent’s 'Word of the Day' Tweets, our very own Dr Camilla Elphick developed this idea for FASS students and psychologists, who has posted this first Tweet (please see below). In the Definition of the Day tweets… Continue reading Students! Psychology terms explained!

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Want to know what a PhD in Psychology is all about?

Want to study a PhD in Psychology but don't know how to apply or what it involves? The Open University has a free OpenLearn course to bridge that gap. Authored by our Professor Stephanie Taylor, this course shows pathways for psychology graduates and the challenges and rewarding features of PhD study. Read more on the… Continue reading Want to know what a PhD in Psychology is all about?

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What has the Covid-19 pandemic taught us about the psychology of conspiracy theories?

Professor Jovan Byford (School of Psychology & Counselling, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The Open University) about the Covid-19 in relation to the psychology of conspiracy theories What has the Covid-19 pandemic taught us about the psychology of conspiracy theories? Two years ago this week, at the very start of the current pandemic, the… Continue reading What has the Covid-19 pandemic taught us about the psychology of conspiracy theories?

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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Karen Hagan about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about Karen's talk: 'Critical and Discursive Psychological Approaches to Bullying' Sue: What’s this talk all about? Karen: It’s about how and why bullying TALK works.  It explores the meaning-making that is constructed and transmitted… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Karen Hagan about her Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’