Social Psychology

Brexit and social psychology

What do people really think about Brexit? OU psychologists have been finding out in a series of projects - click to find out more http://fass.open.ac.uk/research/groups/cusp/projects/social-psychology-of-brexit?fbclid=IwAR12NuTNSFyowepfoEQDZRLJ25KPLJQBBEQlBq8SfbwwNYHcsOshly1K_2E

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A Tutor's View

DD317 Advancing Social Psychology: A Tutor’s View

We continue our series in which Associate Lecturers introduce Psychology and Counselling modules that they tutor. Today's module is DD317 Advancing Social Psychology, introduced by Judith Horne. Hi. I'm Judith, and I've been tutoring Psychology modules for 12 years. I have been an Associate Lecturer on DD317 since it began in 2017. I consider myself… Continue reading DD317 Advancing Social Psychology: A Tutor’s View

Social Psychology

A sinister plan….

Are we being manipulated by a shady, secret enemy who is planning world domination? Or not? In this video, Dr Jovan Byford from the School of Psychology and Counselling introduces his research on conspiracy theories. https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/how-to-spot-a-conspiracy-theory/p07j9sjk?playlist=made-in-partnership-with-the-open-university You can also read about the research in module DD210 Living Psychology and in Dr Byford’s 2011 book Conspiracy… Continue reading A sinister plan….

Social Psychology

Commemoration and memory

The OU is celebrating its 50th birthday! This is of course a big event for everyone involved with the university. As the official message puts it, 'In our anniversary year, we will tell our story and create moments that inspire pride, unity and involvement.' This kind of commemoration is also of interest to psychologists, and especially social psychologists,… Continue reading Commemoration and memory