Events, Psychology, Psychology and Counselling research centre

School research centre update – more details of the launch!

We have more details of the launch programme for The Open Psychology Research Centre. Put the dates and times in your diary. An Eventbrite invitation will follow soon. June 28th to July 2nd: Online lectures from the School's professors Professor Peter Hegarty: Re-imaging group differences in scientific psychology (Mon 28th June, am) Professor Paul Stenner:… Continue reading School research centre update – more details of the launch!

Psychology and Counselling research centre

Announcing the School’s new research centre!

In these dark days of the year, it's good to have something to look forward to. Here in the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Open University, a big focus for 2021 is the launch of our new School research centre on TUESDAY 6th JULY.  The directors of the research centre are Professor Paul… Continue reading Announcing the School’s new research centre!

Psychology

An update on recent posts

This is the blog for the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Open University. Catch up on recent posts. RESEARCH David Kaposi on Freud and sexuality https://wordpress.com/post/oupsychology.wordpress.com/2060 Gina di Malta on researching psychotherapy using questionnaires https://wordpress.com/post/oupsychology.wordpress.com/1994 Helen Kaye on autism, school experience and teachers' beliefs https://wordpress.com/post/oupsychology.wordpress.com/1966 Jenny Lynden on research on human-machine interaction https://wordpress.com/post/oupsychology.wordpress.com/1866… Continue reading An update on recent posts

Psychology, Research in the School

Freud and sexuality

In a new article, David Kaposi from the School explores a little known but highly important paper on sexuality by Sigmund Freud. Shall we talk about sex? I can see you are blushing. I am blushing too. Yes, sex seems to be everywhere these days. We cannot go on with our daily lives for long… Continue reading Freud and sexuality

A PhD in Psychology, Student news

Refining the focus of a PhD

Katherine Langford, a PhD student in the School, discusses the process through which she refined the focus of her PhD and settled on the most appropriate research methods for her project. When I applied to study my PhD, it never occurred to me how tricky it would be to pin down what exactly I am… Continue reading Refining the focus of a PhD