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  • Desert Island Discs at 75: An OpenLearn listening list Creative commons image Icon StagiaireMGIMO under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Desert Island Discs at 75: An OpenLearn listening list

    By The OpenLearn team

    This weekend, BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs celebrates its 75th anniversary. Join us for a rummage in the...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Jan 2017

  • Desert Island Discs at 75: An OpenLearn listening list

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    Desert Island Discs at 75: An OpenLearn listening list Creative commons image Icon StagiaireMGIMO under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Jan 2017
    This weekend, BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs celebrates its 75th anniversary. Join us for a rummage in the archives.
  • What is it like for a doctor to pronounce a patient dead? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Darko Stojanovic

    What is it like for a doctor to pronounce a patient dead?

    By Shara Yurkiewicz

    First year resident Shara Yurkiewicz shares her experience of performing the last task for a patient.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jan 2017

  • What is it like for a doctor to pronounce a patient dead?

    What is it like for a doctor to pronounce a patient dead? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Darko Stojanovic New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2017
    First year resident Shara Yurkiewicz shares her experience of performing the last task for a patient.
  • Gifting: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: tookapic

    Gifting: An OpenLearn reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    Is it ok to regift? How much effort do you have to put into pretending to like a present? We've dug into the research...

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    22 Dec 2016

  • Gifting: An OpenLearn reading list

    Gifting: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: tookapic
    Updated 22 Dec 2016
    Is it ok to regift? How much effort do you have to put into pretending to like a present? We've dug into the research for you.
  • Methods in Motion: A collection Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Unsplash

    Methods in Motion: A collection

    The Methods in Motion project aims to understand how methods enact discriminations and violence, as well as create...

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    12 Dec 2016

  • Methods in Motion: A collection

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    Updated 12 Dec 2016
    The Methods in Motion project aims to understand how methods enact discriminations and violence, as well as create possibilities for open and inclusive...
  • I-SPY: Find out more about the research on Internet infidelity Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    I-SPY: Find out more about the research on Internet infidelity

    By Dr Andreas Vossler, Dr Naomi Moller

    If you enjoyed our I-SPY series and want to dig deeper, find out more about the research on infidelity with Dr...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Dec 2016

  • I-SPY: Find out more about the research on Internet infidelity

    I-SPY: Find out more about the research on Internet infidelity Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Dec 2016
    If you enjoyed our I-SPY series and want to dig deeper, find out more about the research on infidelity with Dr Andreas Vosser and Naomi Moller.
  • I-Spy: Episode 3 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    I-Spy: Episode 3

    By Dr Andreas Vossler, Dr Naomi Moller

    Episode three of the five-part online infidelity drama I-SPY: Rhianna tries to find evidence on the web for Oliver’s...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Dec 2016

  • I-Spy: Episode 3

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    I-Spy: Episode 3 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Dec 2016
    Episode three of the five-part online infidelity drama I-SPY: Rhianna tries to find evidence on the web for Oliver’s alleged infidelity and the couple argues...
  • I-Spy: Episode 2 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    I-Spy: Episode 2

    By Dr Andreas Vossler, Dr Naomi Moller

    Episode two of the five-part online infidelity drama I-SPY: Rihanna finds out about Oliver’s online flirting and...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Nov 2016

  • I-Spy: Episode 2

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    I-Spy: Episode 2 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Nov 2016
    Episode two of the five-part online infidelity drama I-SPY: Rihanna finds out about Oliver’s online flirting and talks on the phone to a friend about it,...
  • Methods in Motion: A view from a train Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Pexels / unsplash.com

    Methods in Motion: A view from a train

    By Professor Paul Stenner

    What has physics ever done for psychology? Paul Stenner, Professor of Social Psychology, investigates the history of...

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    29 Nov 2016

  • Methods in Motion: A view from a train

    Methods in Motion: A view from a train Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Pexels / unsplash.com
    Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Nov 2016
    What has physics ever done for psychology? Paul Stenner, Professor of Social Psychology, investigates the history of movement in Physics, and considers what...
  • I-Spy: Episode 1 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    I-Spy: Episode 1

    By Dr Andreas Vossler, Dr Naomi Moller

    Episode one of the five-part online infidelity drama I-SPY: Rihanna installs spyware on the laptop she presents as a...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Nov 2016

  • I-Spy: Episode 1

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    I-Spy: Episode 1 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Nov 2016
    Episode one of the five-part online infidelity drama I-SPY: Rihanna installs spyware on the laptop she presents as a birthday present to her partner Oliver...
  • What happens to our brains when we're afraid - and can that help us overcome fear? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Erika Wittlieb

    What happens to our brains when we're afraid - and can that help us overcome fear?

    Research into brain activity when we're scared may point the way to overcoming fear.

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    22 Nov 2016

  • What happens to our brains when we're afraid - and can that help us overcome fear?

    What happens to our brains when we're afraid - and can that help us overcome fear? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Erika Wittlieb
    Updated 22 Nov 2016
    Research into brain activity when we're scared may point the way to overcoming fear.

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  • EPOCH Psychology history timeline

    This free course, EPoCH Psychology history timeline, uses an interactive resource (EPoCH) to gain a better sense of how the historical and social...

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2016

  • EPOCH Psychology history timeline

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    EPOCH Psychology history timeline Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 14 Apr 2016
    This free course, EPoCH Psychology history timeline, uses an interactive resource ...
  • 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...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    18 Mar 2016

  • Starting with psychology

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    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 18 Mar 2016
    The most 'important and greatest puzzle' we face as humans is ourselves (Boring,...
  • Psychological research, obedience and ethics

    In this free course, Psychological research, obedience and ethics, you will learn about the importance of ethics in research that is undertaken by...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Mar 2016

  • Psychological research, obedience and ethics

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    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 08 Mar 2016
    In this free course, Psychological research, obedience and ethics, you will learn...
  • Physical activity: a family affair

    This free course, Physical activity: a family affair, aims to explore the effects that the family has on the amount and nature of physical activity...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2016

  • Physical activity: a family affair

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    Physical activity: a family affair Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Cade Martin/Getty Images
    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 17 Feb 2016
    This free course, Physical activity: a family affair, aims to explore the effects...
  • Attachment in the early years

    This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the area of attachment in early childhood. In the 1950s, John Bowlby...

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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

  • Attachment in the early years

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    Attachment in the early years Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock
    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 16 Feb 2016
    This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the...
  • The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice

    Most of us have a very vague and narrow concept of what autism is, based mainly on such stereotypes as Dustin Hoffman's character in the film Rain...

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    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    05 Feb 2016

  • The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice

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    The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 20 hours Updated 05 Feb 2016
    Most of us have a very vague and narrow concept of what autism is, based mainly on...
  • Critical Social Psychology

    We live in a complex, fast changing and highly social world. One of the most compelling questions we face is how to understand ourselves and other people. ...

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    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Apr 2009

  • Critical Social Psychology

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    Critical Social Psychology Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2009
    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 26 Apr 2009
    We live in a complex, fast changing and highly social world. One of the most...