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OPRC contributes to Children’s Commissioner’s Family Review

Photo credit: Pixabay In May 2022 there was a call for submissions from the Children’s Commissioner for evidence to contribute to their Family Review The OPRC put forward three submissions from the Children Caring on the Move project (Professor Sarah Crafter), the Child Language Brokers and Spaces of Belonging project (also Professor Crafter) and the… Continue reading OPRC contributes to Children’s Commissioner’s Family Review

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New Book-Putting Psychology in its Place: Critical historical perspective

Photo Credit: Routledge ' Putting Psychology in its Place: Critical historical perspective' by Professors Graham Richards and Paul Stenner Abstract This fourth edition of Putting Psychology in Its Place builds on the previous three in introducing the history of Psychology and placing the discipline within its historical and social contexts. Written by esteemed Psychologists Graham Richards and… Continue reading New Book-Putting Psychology in its Place: Critical historical perspective

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Intergenerational play at a distance: Using technology to support grandparent-grandchild relationships

Photo Credit: Pexels Images By Professor Rose Capdevila and Dr Lisa Lazard (Psychology & Counselling-FASS) and Anna Taylor (Independent Researcher), Amanda Gummer (FUNdamentally Children) Research suggests that the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren can have important positive psychological benefits for both. For children, the support grandparents can give has been linked to positive emotional outcomes… Continue reading Intergenerational play at a distance: Using technology to support grandparent-grandchild relationships

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Psychology Colleagues from The Open University to Present at the SPSSI Conference in June

Congratulations to Dr Nihan Albayrak-Aydemir, Dr Laura McGrath, Dr Evangelos Ntontis and Dr Sandra Obradovic in the School of Psychology & Counselling (The OU), who have successfully secured the Open Psychology Research Centre (OPRC) fund and have been accepted to present at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) conference in San… Continue reading Psychology Colleagues from The Open University to Present at the SPSSI Conference in June

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Dr Lee Curley with BBC Radio Scotland about Jurors in Scotland

Released on 27 Apr 2022, Dr Lee Curley from the School of Psychology & Counselling (The OU) about his talk on radio I was lucky enough to talk on BBC Radio Scotland about the research we have conducted on jurors in Scotland. This has been an extensive programme of research that has been conducted by… Continue reading Dr Lee Curley with BBC Radio Scotland about Jurors in Scotland