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  • Magical Modernity in a Muggle World? Witchcraft, Spirituality and Everyday Enchantment

    By Dr Sara MacKian

    Does magic only exist in the wizarding world for the likes of Harry Potter? Dr Sara MacKian explores all the...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Jul 2017

  • Magical Modernity in a Muggle World? Witchcraft, Spirituality and Everyday Enchantment

    Magical Modernity in a Muggle World? Witchcraft, Spirituality and Everyday Enchantment New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Jul 2017
    Does magic only exist in the wizarding world for the likes of Harry Potter? Dr Sara MacKian explores all the enchantment and spiritualities of our muggle...
  • Hospital: Dementia patients Creative commons image Icon Nick under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Hospital: Dementia patients

    Dementia can be distressing for patients and their families. The Hospital team follow staff at St Marys as they...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jul 2017

  • Hospital: Dementia patients

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    Hospital: Dementia patients Creative commons image Icon Nick under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jul 2017
    Dementia can be distressing for patients and their families. The Hospital team follow staff at St Marys as they respond health care needs - which might not...
  • Beyond mental illness: The potential of the connectome Creative commons image Icon By Andreashorn (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license

    Beyond mental illness: The potential of the connectome

    By John Rowe

    Could mental illness be a thing of the past one day? John Rowe compares connectome with established techniques for...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jun 2017

  • Beyond mental illness: The potential of the connectome

    Beyond mental illness: The potential of the connectome Creative commons image Icon By Andreashorn (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Jun 2017
    Could mental illness be a thing of the past one day? John Rowe compares connectome with established techniques for examining the human brain. 
  • How can you tell that you're not experiencing a delusion? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Louis Breton

    How can you tell that you're not experiencing a delusion?

    By Kevin Morgan

    How can you be sure that what you're experiencing is genuine, and not just a delusion? Kevin Morgan explains why it's...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Jun 2017

  • How can you tell that you're not experiencing a delusion?

    How can you tell that you're not experiencing a delusion? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Louis Breton
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Jun 2017
    How can you be sure that what you're experiencing is genuine, and not just a delusion? Kevin Morgan explains why it's not as easy as it sounds.
  • After Manchester: How can you help if you know someone affected by a terror attack Creative commons image Icon james o'hanlon under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    After Manchester: How can you help if you know someone affected by a terror attack

    By Mark Widdowson

    People caught in a traumatic event like the Manchester Attack will react in different ways. What should you do to...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 May 2017

  • After Manchester: How can you help if you know someone affected by a terror attack

    After Manchester: How can you help if you know someone affected by a terror attack Creative commons image Icon james o'hanlon under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 May 2017
    People caught in a traumatic event like the Manchester Attack will react in different ways. What should you do to help them? Mark Widdowson has some advice.
  • All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2017 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2017

    Join us for the OU/BBC Radio 4 series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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    17 May 2017

  • All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2017

    All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2017 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Updated 17 May 2017
    Join us for the OU/BBC Radio 4 series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.
  • Workshops on gender diversity – helping us move from insults to inclusion. Creative commons image Icon flickr under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Apr 2017

  • Workshops on gender diversity – helping us move from insults to inclusion.

    Workshops on gender diversity – helping us move from insults to inclusion. Creative commons image Icon flickr under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Apr 2017
    How can we tackle the bullying of transgender youth in schools? Can workshops on gender diversity help?
  • Investigating Links Between Pesticides and Mental Health Creative commons image Icon By Lite-Trac (Lite-Trac) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license

    Investigating Links Between Pesticides and Mental Health

    By Alex Dawson

    What are the links between mood disorders and a type of pesticide called Organophosphates? One OU PhD student...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Apr 2017

  • Investigating Links Between Pesticides and Mental Health

    Investigating Links Between Pesticides and Mental Health Creative commons image Icon By Lite-Trac (Lite-Trac) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 20 Apr 2017
    What are the links between mood disorders and a type of pesticide called Organophosphates? One OU PhD student explains their research... 
  • Are selfies a terrible thing? Creative commons image Icon Ellen De Vos under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Are selfies a terrible thing?

    By Rose Capdevila, Dr Lisa Lazard

    Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • Are selfies a terrible thing?

    Are selfies a terrible thing? Creative commons image Icon Ellen De Vos under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the trend of arm's length self portraiture?
  • What pressures are young men feeling? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: SplitShire

    What pressures are young men feeling?

    By Martin Robb, Sandy Ruxton

    A rigid construct of what makes a "real man" is putting a strain on real young men, says new research.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • What pressures are young men feeling?

    What pressures are young men feeling? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: SplitShire
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    A rigid construct of what makes a "real man" is putting a strain on real young men, says new research.