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In Dialogue with Dr. David Kaposi about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

Credit: Yale University (public access) ‘Beyond Milgram: Towards a Theory of Implicit Violence’ Sue:  So David, what is this talk all about? David: Whilst everyone in psychology and the social sciences knows about Milgram’s “obedience to authority” experiments, we don’t know why all those good American citizens obeyed an experimenter when he told them to… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr. David Kaposi about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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Beyond Milgram: Towards a Theory of Implicit Violence

Stanley Milgram’s notorious experiments on “obedience to authority” have for six decades posed a riddle for us. In this talk, Dr David Kaposi seeks to find the key to them by focusing on the smallest of phrases used by the experimenter: “Please continue?” The seemingly innocuous phrase has been used vastly more frequently and successful… Continue reading Beyond Milgram: Towards a Theory of Implicit Violence

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New developments in psychology: insights from our research groups

Recently, members of the School's research groups recorded their conversations with other academics in their fields: Paul Stenner from CuSP talked to Prof. Sonia Livingstone about social psychology, the internet and young people's lives todayDavid Kaposi from PHeW talked to Prof. Peter Fonagy about openness, psychoanalysis, mentalisation and trustSarah Laurence from FCRG talked to Prof.… Continue reading New developments in psychology: insights from our research groups

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Openness, psychoanalysis, mentalisation and trust: An interview with Prof. Peter Fonagy

Dr David Kaposi, a psychotherapist and the leader of the Psychology of Health and Wellbeing (PHeW) strand in the School talks to the renowned psychoanalyst and clinical psychologist, Professor Peter Fonagy about openness, in relation to psychoanalysis, mentalisation, and epistemic trust. Watch the interview here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ob20d38V14 Professor Fonagy, who teaches at UCL and is also the… Continue reading Openness, psychoanalysis, mentalisation and trust: An interview with Prof. Peter Fonagy

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Opening Psychology Launch highlights 3 – Critical Social Psychology presentations

As part of the launch programme for the School's new research centre, we feature online research presentations from Dr Karen Hagan, on bullying, and Dr David Kaposi, on Milgram and implicit violence. Hold these dates! Attend the whole launch programme or select the events that interest you. Full details of the programme can be found… Continue reading Opening Psychology Launch highlights 3 – Critical Social Psychology presentations