Psychology, Psychology in the world

An historic moment for Coaching Psychology?

On the 26thJuly 2021 British Psychological Society (BPS) Members will vote at the AGM on a resolution that the Special Group in Coaching Psychology becomes a Division of Coaching Psychology.  If the resolution is successful, new Chartership pathways will become available for Coaching Psychologists which will impact on the UK and global coaching industry in terms of education, training and research.… Continue reading An historic moment for Coaching Psychology?

CUSP, Events, Political Psychology

The 3rd Annual UK Political Psychology Conference: 11-15th January 2021 FREE TO ATTEND

The 3rd Annual UK Political Psychology Conference gathers scholars at all career stages to analyse the big political questions of the day. The conference brings together a selection of leading and emerging academics in the field of Political Psychology from around the UK and beyond.  The organising committee would like to welcome anyone to attend… Continue reading The 3rd Annual UK Political Psychology Conference: 11-15th January 2021 FREE TO ATTEND

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Chatbot vs. person: Research on human-machine interaction

Dr Jenny Lynden, a Staff Tutor in the School, has been researching human-machine interaction. In a recent article in the journal Discourse, Context & Media, Jenny, together with a colleague from the University of Surrey and designers from a chatbot company, AMO, published findings from their research. They used a microlevel sociolinguistic analysis to understand how… Continue reading Chatbot vs. person: Research on human-machine interaction

Psychology, Student support

A happy end to your module?

At the end of the academic year, some students will finish their modules with satisfaction, but others may feel a sense of incompleteness. Dr Jenny Lynden offers some advice. It’s the end the end of another academic year and many students who have been able to complete their module will be relieved that coursework has… Continue reading A happy end to your module?

Psychology, Psychology in the world

Veterinary science and health psychology

Dr Jenny Lynden is a Staff Tutor in the School of Psychology and Counselling. She describes a seminar for veterinary students that drew on psychology and neuroscience to understand wellbeing in a veterinary context. On Saturday 23rd November Open University Staff Tutor and Health Psychologist, Dr Jenny Lynden, co-facilitated a day-long online seminar for over 50… Continue reading Veterinary science and health psychology