Graham Pike and Camilla Elphick from the Open University's Centre for Policing Research and Learning have published new research on the phenomenon of the websleuth. You’ve just witnessed a crime. It happened quickly, too quickly for you to film on your phone, but you got a good look at what happened. You gave the police… Continue reading What happens when a websleuth meets a real detective?
A huge number of emergency responders have been directly involved with the pandemic. But what impact has this had on their mental health and wellbeing? Dr Gini Harrison and Professor Graham Pike from the School contribute to a new report that highlights the pressures and needs of emergency responders: https://ounews.co/arts-social-sciences/psychology/new-report-on-mental-health-and-wellbeing-of-emergency-responders/ Read more about Gini Harrison's… Continue reading Responding to the pandemic
Graham Pike and Camilla Elphick talk about recently published research on eyewitness identification and pupillometry. Working out how many people are convicted of a crime they did not commit is difficult for a variety of reasons, but estimates suggest that the number of miscarriages of justice may be something like 7% (in Australia) or 11%… Continue reading Using the eyes of eyewitnesses
Graham Pike, Professor of Forensic Cognition, and Zoe Walkington, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, in the School, have recently learned that their research has been shortlisted in the university’s Research Excellence awards. In today’s post, Professor Pike describes the research and explains its importance. Together with colleagues from the Faculty of Business and Law, Zoe and I… Continue reading Recognition for research by Professor Graham Pike and Dr Zoe Walkington
Professor Graham Pike was the academic consultant on this new BBC film about perception, one of the key psychology topics covered in the Investigating Psychology modules DE200 and DE300, and in Living Psychology DD210. https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/why-we-see-faces-in-clouds/p07jsv05