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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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Public reactions to COVID-19

Dr Jim Turner and Dr Lara Frumkin from the School consider psychological reactions to the COVID-19 outbreak in the UK, asking how far the current extraordinary situation resembles other major incidents, like terrorist attacks. They describe their new research project to investigate people's responses to COVID-19 and invite readers to participate in the study. Psychologists… Continue reading Public reactions to COVID-19