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Are you a secret hoarder?

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Updated 14 Apr 2014
Collector or hoarder: How can we define a healthy relationship to personal possessions? 

Smoking out the tobacco industry

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Updated 11 Apr 2014
With plain packaging now looking a certainty, experts from the OU's Institute for Social Marketing explore the future for the UK tobacco industry.

The shops that make us buy

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Updated 04 Apr 2014
What tricks of the trade do shops employ to make us dig deep into our pockets and spend our hard-earned cash?

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EPOCH Psychology history timeline

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EPOCH Psychology history timeline Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate Level Duration 10 hours Updated 10 Jan 2014
This unit uses an interactive resource (EPoCH) to gain a better sense of how the historical and social context influences psychological inquiry....

The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice

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The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate Level Duration 20 hours Updated 12 Dec 2013
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...

Starting with psychology

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Introductory Level Duration 5 hours Updated 11 Dec 2013
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...

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Exploring psychology project

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Exploring psychology project Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 150 hours Updated 16 Jun 2013 Register by 20 Jun 2014
This residential course builds on your study of , developing your skills in psychological research, and exploring the practical and ethical issues...

Starting with psychology

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Starting with psychology Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 150 hours Updated 13 May 2013 Register by 14 Oct 2013
This introduction to psychology explores how aspects of our biology, ways of thinking, important relationships, and social identity combine to make...

Diploma of Higher Education in Computing & IT & Second Subject

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Diploma of Higher Education in Computing & IT & Second Subject Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 2400 hours Updated 26 Apr 2013
This diploma combines a broad introduction to computing and IT with one specialism and either business, design, mathematics, psychology or...