Forensic Psychology

Social media and eyewitness evidence: participate in an online experiment

Imagine you witness a crime. Do you think you would be able to find the perpetrator using social media? Part of the Citizen Forensics project, this experiment explores how people might use social media to conduct their own criminal investigation and how this might affect the evidence they can provide to law enforcement. It requires visiting the… Continue reading Social media and eyewitness evidence: participate in an online experiment

Social Psychology

Social media, gender and relationships

Social media practices are part of contemporary life, including family relationships. Dr Rose Capdevila and Dr Lisa Lazard from the School are part of an academic team who study Networking Families using a critical psychological perspective. You can read about the research on the Networking Families website. http://fass.open.ac.uk/research/groups/networking-families

Psychology, Social Psychology

Digital mothering

Recently our Dr. Lisa Lazard presented her research on digital mothering and the psychology of why parents upload photos of their children to social media at the OU Psychological Society conference (OUPS). Here's a pic of her presenting and some more information about her research in this area... Participation in online life has become increasingly a… Continue reading Digital mothering