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Smoking out the tobacco industry

Smoking out the tobacco industry Creative commons image Credit: Jack Greenmaven under CC-BY-SA licence New content
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.

Why the fear of zombies? Look at the eyes

Why the fear of zombies? Look at the eyes Creative commons image Credit: Jackie under CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0 licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Oct 2013
What is it about zombies that send the shivers up our spines? Stephane Lay explores the psychology behind this.

Dialogue: Climate change denial

Dialogue: Climate change denial Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime
Introductory Level Updated 20 Feb 2013
Psychotherapist Paul Hogget and psychoanalyst Sally Weintrobe discuss climate change denial 

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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...

Counselling: exploring fear and sadness

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Counselling: exploring fear and sadness Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Apr 2013 Register by 10 Apr 2014
Explore how the emotions of fear and sadness have been understood and treated historically and examine current counselling approaches and...