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New Book – The Psychology of Translation: Dr Zoë Walkington and Professor Sarah Crafter talk about their chapters

Photo Credit: Routledge The Psychology of Translation is a newly published book edited by Open University colleagues Séverine Hubscher-Davidson and Caroline Lehr. They drew on the work of scholars from both psychology and translation studies to offer new perspectives and conceptualisations towards a critical translation psychology. Both Zoë Walkington and Sarah Crafter from the School… Continue reading New Book – The Psychology of Translation: Dr Zoë Walkington and Professor Sarah Crafter talk about their chapters

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What does it take to investigate a murder? Forensic Psychology online.

Photo credit: The Open University Dr Zoe Walkington and Professor Graham Pike of The Open University’s School of Psychology & Counselling, and Forensic Cognition Research Group, have written an online course using their experiences of applying psychology to policing contexts. The course looks at the potential use of psychology in criminal investigations, and focusses on… Continue reading What does it take to investigate a murder? Forensic Psychology online.

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What happens to you when you read – A new OpenLearn course

School academics Graham Pike and Zoe Walkington, alongside FASS colleagues Sara Haslam, Edmund King, and Siobhan Campbell, have created a new Open Learn course that sits on the cusp between Psychology, Literature and Creative writing. “What happens to you when you read” aims to introduce learners to some of the psychological processes and changes that… Continue reading What happens to you when you read – A new OpenLearn course

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The ‘Bad People’ podcast: Why people do bad things

Dr Zoe Walkington and Dr Camilla Elphick from the School introduce a BBC/OU co-production.  A podcast named Bad People may initially sound like an unusual choice for members of the Open University School of Psychology & Counselling academic team to be involved with. However Bad People aims not to label people as different, evil or bad, but… Continue reading The ‘Bad People’ podcast: Why people do bad things

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Line of Duty: A Psychologist’s View

Dr Zoe Walkington from the School trains police officers in investigative interviewing techniques as part of her work for the Centre for Policing Research and Learning at the Open University. Utilising this insider perspective, she writes about the tv series that Britain is watching on Sunday evenings, Line of Duty. Read the article here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/5cNwtbKsjtQPG33ZV4Wrmj2/in-the-line-of-duty-our-love-affair-with-tv-detectives… Continue reading Line of Duty: A Psychologist’s View