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  • All in the Mind - Autumn/Winter 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    All in the Mind - Autumn/Winter 2017

    Join Claudia Hammond for the OU/BBC Radio Four series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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    Radio Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Nov 2017

  • All in the Mind - Autumn/Winter 2017

    All in the Mind - Autumn/Winter 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 01 Nov 2017
    Join Claudia Hammond for the OU/BBC Radio Four series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.
  • Cultural differences in mental health? Creative commons image Icon Chinchu.c under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Cultural differences in mental health?

    By Dr Jonathan Leach

    October 10th is World Mental Health Awareness Day. The OU's Jonathan Leach asks: Are mental health problems the same...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Oct 2017

  • Cultural differences in mental health?

    Cultural differences in mental health? Creative commons image Icon Chinchu.c under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Oct 2017
    October 10th is World Mental Health Awareness Day. The OU's Jonathan Leach asks: Are mental health problems the same the world over? 
  • Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Sep 2017

  • Methods in Motion: Developing psychosocially informed self-help on gender

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Sep 2017
    Senior Lecturer in Psychology Dr Meg-John Barker challenges the 'gender is binary and fixed at birth' narrative.
  • Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy? Creative commons image Icon Roland Tanglao under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy?

    By Gaia Vince

    Around the world, the ability to switch between languages is common - and possibly innate. Gaia Vance asks if...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2017

  • Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy?

    Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy? Creative commons image Icon Roland Tanglao under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    Around the world, the ability to switch between languages is common - and possibly innate. Gaia Vance asks if monoglots are missing out on something...
  • Space for reflection Creative commons image Icon Herry Lawford under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Space for reflection

    By Madhavi Kapur

    Madhavi Kapur, head of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy, explains why many schools in Asia find students benefit from a...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2017

  • Space for reflection

    Space for reflection Creative commons image Icon Herry Lawford under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    Madhavi Kapur, head of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy, explains why many schools in Asia find students benefit from a little breathing space.
  • A Support Net: Can you help someone in need? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    A Support Net: Can you help someone in need?

    By Dr Mathijs Lucassen

    All of us will experience personal challenges, but could you make a positive impact on someone's life? Try our...

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    Activity

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Sep 2017

  • A Support Net: Can you help someone in need?

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    A Support Net: Can you help someone in need? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 01 Sep 2017
    All of us will experience personal challenges, but could you make a positive impact on someone's life? Try our wellbeing interactive 'A Support Net' to see...
  • For older people, the storms might abate but the harm persists Creative commons image Icon jillcarson.org under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2017

  • For older people, the storms might abate but the harm persists

    For older people, the storms might abate but the harm persists Creative commons image Icon jillcarson.org under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2017
    For older people, the effects of being caught in a natural disaster can remain long after the clear-up teams have moved on. Sue Anne Belle explains why.
  • The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies Creative commons image Icon Philip Ray under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies

    By Lyra McKee

    In Northern Ireland, more people took their own lives in the 16 years after the Troubles than died during them. Why?...

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies

    The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies Creative commons image Icon Philip Ray under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    In Northern Ireland, more people took their own lives in the 16 years after the Troubles than died during them. Why? Lyra McKee finds out.
  • Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help? Creative commons image Icon Ben+Sam under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help?

    By Professor Kenneth Rigby

    Research from Australia suggests there are many reasons why children subjected to bullying don't ask their teachers...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help?

    Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help? Creative commons image Icon Ben+Sam under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Research from Australia suggests there are many reasons why children subjected to bullying don't ask their teachers to get involved. Kenneth Rigby shares...
  • Can we get to a world without suicide? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Free-Photos

    Can we get to a world without suicide?

    By Simon Usborne

    After his son’s suicide aged 18, Steve Mallen sees the world differently. Along with a growing number of mental...

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2017

  • Can we get to a world without suicide?

    Can we get to a world without suicide? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Free-Photos
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Aug 2017
    After his son’s suicide aged 18, Steve Mallen sees the world differently. Along with a growing number of mental health experts, he wants to reduce the...