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Cultures of Listening: a new article

Open Psychology Research Centre academic Dr Johanna Motzkau talks about her new article. Her research brings a fresh pair of ears to the problem of what it means to listen. My new paper with Nick Lee, examines how psychologists have studied listening, then goes on to develop a concept of listening that is better able… Continue reading Cultures of Listening: a new article

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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor John Dixon about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

Professor John Dixon speaking at the OPRC Launch 2021 Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about John's talk: ‘Captive Geographies: Places, Identities and the ‘Time-Geography’ of Sectarian Segregation in Belfast’ Sue: So John, please tell me, what’s this talk all… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Professor John Dixon about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

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Open Psychology Research Centre publishes its first annual review

OPRC Annual Review The Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC), part of the School of Psychology & Counselling within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, has published the first issue of its annual review. The review, which is available on the OPRC website, provides an overview of the Centre and its activities during the OPRC’s inaugural year 2020-2021. To… Continue reading Open Psychology Research Centre publishes its first annual review

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In conversation with Wendy Ingram, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

Photo credit: Wendy Ingram Sue: Wendy, you’ve just started a PhD in the School of Psychology & Counselling at the Open University, and your topic is ‘everyday escapism’. Escapism sounds to me like ‘avoiding reality’. How did you become interested in it? Wendy: These questions have occupied my mind for years. What is everyday escapism?… Continue reading In conversation with Wendy Ingram, a new PhD student in the School of Psychology & Counselling at The Open University

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Dr Evangelos Ntontis discusses Trump and the Storming of the Capitol

Photo Credit: The Conversation: ‘Fight like hell’: Donald Trump speaks to his supporters on 06/01/2021 Dr Evangelos Ntontis of The Open University's Psychology & Counselling School, discusses the events of 6th January 2021, and his article in The Conversation, when the US Capitol building was stormed, resulting in five deaths. What is very important from… Continue reading Dr Evangelos Ntontis discusses Trump and the Storming of the Capitol