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Social Science and Psychology Pathway

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Updated 21 Jan 2015
So you have decided that studying Social Science and Psychology is for you - what next?

What do you know about dyslexia?

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What do you know about dyslexia?
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2014
Take our quiz on dyslexia to test your knowledge of a condition many people don't understand 

Porn licensing isn't the answer

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Updated 04 Apr 2014
The UK government thinks children can be protected from web porn by building barriers. Good luck with that, says Andrew Smith.

Take the survey: Working Mothers

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Take the survey: Working Mothers Copyrighted image Credit: Godfer | Dreamstime.com
Updated 28 Jan 2014
Is work working for our kids? Will shared parental leave give working mothers a more fulfilling career? Share your views and join the discussion.

Take the survey: Sibling Rivalry

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Updated 21 Jan 2014
Does sibling rivalry have a positive or negative effect on children's development? How should parents deal with it? Share your views and join the...

How much do you know about children in care?

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How much do you know about children in care? Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University. Images: Stephen Collins
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 20 Aug 2013
There are lots of myths surrounding children in care. Can you decipher fact from fiction? Take our quiz to find out

Different cultures, different childhoods

Different cultures, different childhoods Copyrighted image Credit: Corbis
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Mar 2013
A 'normal' childhood depends on where you live and when you're born. Heather Montgomery wonders how some common British practices might look to...

Interested in research into early childhood?

Interested in research into early childhood? Copyrighted image Credit: John Oates
Introductory level Updated 26 Feb 2013
Download free copies of 'Early Childhood in Focus', a publication edited by OU academics

More perspectives on childhood

More perspectives on childhood Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Feb 2013
We've featured a wide range of articles over the years on different aspects of childhood—see a selection here.