Forensic psychology Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: RichLegg free course icon Level 1 icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Forensic psychology

In this free course, Forensic psychology, you will discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and prevent miscarriages of justice.

Free course
24 hrs
Starting with psychology Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission free course icon Level 1 icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Starting with psychology

The most 'important and greatest puzzle' we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle, one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change within different contexts. When answering the question 'what makes us who we are?' psychologists put forward a range of explanations about why people feel, think and behave the way they do. Just when psychologists seem to understand one bit of 'who we are' up pops some new evidence to show a different side! It is not easy to pin down all the many influences. This free course, Starting with psychology, makes a start.

Free course
5 hrs
An introduction to social work Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission free course icon Level 1 icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

An introduction to social work

Do you want to learn more about the social work role and develop your understanding of some of the theory associated with social work practice? This free course, An introduction to social work, begins by introducing key ideas, values, the social work process and the skills needed for social work practice. You will then move on to look at social work with individuals. Finally this OpenLearn course considers reflective practice.

Free course
15 hrs
Dementia Awareness: What is dementia, and how can we reduce the risk? Creative commons image Icon McBeth under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Dementia Awareness: What is dementia, and how can we reduce the risk?

Know the signs, help those who are affected and get vital information on this debilitating disorder.

Article
Peace movements in contemporary India and Pakistan Creative commons image Icon By ramesh_lalwani via Flickr under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Peace movements in contemporary India and Pakistan

What chances are there for peace between Pakistan and India? What can be done to improve relations? A look at the positive steps that are being taken along the road to peace.

Article
Starting with psychology Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission free course icon Level 1 icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Starting with psychology

The most 'important and greatest puzzle' we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle, one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change within different contexts. When answering the question 'what makes us who we are?' psychologists put forward a range of explanations about why people feel, think and behave the way they do. Just when psychologists seem to understand one bit of 'who we are' up pops some new evidence to show a different side! It is not easy to pin down all the many influences. This free course, Starting with psychology, makes a start.

Free course
5 hrs
India-Pakistan: post-partition traumas Creative commons image Icon Ktims at the English language Wikipedia [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

India-Pakistan: post-partition traumas

What are the impacts of partition on the people affected by it? Here we look at trauma, identity politics and escalation of violence in India and Pakistan.

Article