Psychology

Your School blog – September 2019

Welcome to the blog for the School of Psychology and Counselling. This is the central point in the School's social media. You can also access the blogs for social psychology, forensic psychology (see the links on the side of this blog page) and the new blog for counselling http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/counselling/ The School blog will cover news… Continue reading Your School blog – September 2019

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Forensic Psychology

Social media and eyewitness evidence: participate in an online experiment

Imagine you witness a crime. Do you think you would be able to find the perpetrator using social media? Part of the Citizen Forensics project, this experiment explores how people might use social media to conduct their own criminal investigation and how this might affect the evidence they can provide to law enforcement. It requires visiting the… Continue reading Social media and eyewitness evidence: participate in an online experiment

Meet people in the School

Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Lee Curley

This week we introduce one of the new academics in the School, Dr Lee Curley, Lecturer in Psychology. Tell us about your interests and the area of psychology that you work in.   My main area of interest relates to decision science and rationality. Since my undergraduate degree I’ve been fascinated in the ways with which… Continue reading Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Lee Curley

A PhD in Psychology

The Datafication of the Citizen: A PhD in Social Psychology

Emma Brice is working on a PhD on ‘The Datafication of the Citizen’. She notes that citizens are becoming increasingly datafied by institutions (corporations and the government). In order to investigate this phenomenon, she will be looking at how individuals, experts, corporations and the UK government talk about data privacy. In this week’s social psychology… Continue reading The Datafication of the Citizen: A PhD in Social Psychology