Investigating psychology
Investigating psychology

This free course is available to start right now. Review the full course description and key learning outcomes and create an account and enrol if you want a free statement of participation.

Free course

Investigating psychology

5 Influences on and from psychology

You will now use the CHIP resource to explore the following question: what are the influences on and from psychology?

Activity 4

Open the CHIP resource [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] in a new tab in your web browser and click the ‘Start Investigating Psychology’ link.

Pin all nodes from the narrative ‘Influences on and from Psychology’.

Explore the nodes involved in this narrative and then choose one of the highlighted contexts that has influenced psychology and note it down in the box below.

Now, in no more than 100 words, describe its contribution to psychology.

You can type text here, but this facility requires a free OU account. Sign in or register.
Interactive feature not available in single page view (see it in standard view).
CHIP_1

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has over 40 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to university level study, find out more about the types of qualifications we offer, including our entry level Access courses and Certificates.

Not ready for University study then browse over 900 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus