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Psychology research and counter-terrorism: an interview with Prof. Andrew Silke

Dr Lara Frumkin from the Forensic Cognition Research Group conducts an interview on psychology research and counter-terrorism as part of the pre-launch programme for the Open Psychology research centre. In this video-recorded interview, Professor Andrew Silke, Professor of Terrorism, Risk and Resilience at Cranfield University, discusses his work on counter-terrorism.  He speaks with Dr. Lara… Continue reading Psychology research and counter-terrorism: an interview with Prof. Andrew Silke

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The Psychology of Face Perception

Dr Sarah Laurence, a Lecturer in the School, interviews Professor Cathy Mondloch, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Face Perception Lab at Brock University, Canada. Professor Mondloch is an expert on the Psychology of Face Perception. She explains the importance of face recognition in real world settings, such as the difficulties faced by people… Continue reading The Psychology of Face Perception

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Line of Duty: A Psychologist’s View

Dr Zoe Walkington from the School trains police officers in investigative interviewing techniques as part of her work for the Centre for Policing Research and Learning at the Open University. Utilising this insider perspective, she writes about the tv series that Britain is watching on Sunday evenings, Line of Duty. Read the article here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/5cNwtbKsjtQPG33ZV4Wrmj2/in-the-line-of-duty-our-love-affair-with-tv-detectives… Continue reading Line of Duty: A Psychologist’s View

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What do professors do all day?

Professor Graham Pike is part of the Forensic Cognition Research Group in the School. This blog outlines some of his recent research and engagement activities, including work with the BBC and police forces. This October, Graham Pike (Professor of Forensic Cognition, OU) has been involved in a number of ‘knowledge exchange’ activities and events based on… Continue reading What do professors do all day?