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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    10 Oct 2017

  • Cultural differences in mental health?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Oct 2017
    The OU's Jonathan Leach asks: Are mental health problems the same the world over? 
  • Methods in Motion: Acknowledging the active participant

    By Dr Stephanie Taylor

    Participants come to research interviews with their own expectations, and researchers have to take account of this,...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Oct 2017

  • Methods in Motion: Acknowledging the active participant

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Oct 2017
    Participants come to research interviews with their own expectations, and researchers have to take account of this, says Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology...
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    Detecting Deception: Can you spot a liar?

    By Dr Zoe Walkington

    Some money has been stolen - everyone denies taking it but some people are lying. Can you work out who is telling the...

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    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Sep 2017

  • Detecting Deception: Can you spot a liar?

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    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 19 Sep 2017
    Some money has been stolen - everyone denies taking it but some people are lying. Can you work out who is telling the truth and who is being dishonest? Find...
  • Could your brain activity be used in evidence against you?

    By Lisa Claydon, Paul Catley

    If brain scans can reveal when someone is lying, should they become part of the court process? The OU's Paul Catley...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Aug 2017

  • Could your brain activity be used in evidence against you?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    If brain scans can reveal when someone is lying, should they become part of the court process? The OU's Paul Catley and Lisa Claydon consider the case.
  • Inside the mind of Trump's true believers

    By Ronald W Pies

    Although his popularity ratings are low in the broader US population, Donald Trump can rely on the support of his...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    12 Jul 2017

  • Inside the mind of Trump's true believers

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jul 2017
    Although his popularity ratings are low in the broader US population, Donald Trump can rely on the support of his true believers. Ronald W Pies considers...
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    How can you tell that you're not experiencing a delusion?

    By Kevin Morgan

    How can you be sure that what you're experiencing is genuine, and not just a delusion? Kevin Morgan explains why it's...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Jun 2017

  • How can you tell that you're not experiencing a delusion?

    How can you tell that you're not experiencing a delusion? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Louis Breton
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Jun 2017
    How can you be sure that what you're experiencing is genuine, and not just a delusion? Kevin Morgan explains why it's not as easy as it sounds.
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    24 May 2017

  • After Manchester: How can you help if you know someone affected by a terror attack

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 May 2017
    People caught in a traumatic event like the Manchester Attack will react in different ways. What should you do to help them? Mark Widdowson has some advice.
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    All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2017

    Join us for the OU/BBC Radio 4 series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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    17 May 2017

  • All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2017

    Updated 17 May 2017
    Join us for the OU/BBC Radio 4 series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.
  • No Pause for Thought? Brexit, Bias and Political Manipulation

    By Dr Volker Patent

    The psychology of Brexit and contemporary politics, in a series of articles by Volker Patent. In this first article,...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 May 2017

  • No Pause for Thought? Brexit, Bias and Political Manipulation

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 May 2017
    The psychology of Brexit and contemporary politics, in a series of articles by Volker Patent. In this first article, we look at how the language of Brexit...
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    Are you a super recogniser?

    By Professor Graham Pike, Dr Hayley Ness

    Super-recognisers have an above average ability to recognise faces. Do you? Try our quiz to find out. 

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Apr 2017

  • Are you a super recogniser?

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Apr 2017
    Super-recognisers have an above average ability to recognise faces. Do you? Try our quiz to find out. 

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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

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    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 14 Apr 2016
    This free course, EPoCH Psychology history timeline, uses an interactive resource ...
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    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

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    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...
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    Children and violence: An introductory, international and interdisciplinary approach

    Children are subject to many forms of adversity, for example, poverty or ill health. However, a significant form of adversity experienced by...

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    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    07 Mar 2016

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    From sound to meaning: hearing, speech and language

    Human communication is vastly more complex than that of any other species we know about. It is so complex that linguists are only just beginning to...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2016

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    Human communication is vastly more complex than that of any other species we know...
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    Political ordering

    This free course, Political ordering, asks questions about what states are and how they are involved in the processes of governing and ordering...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Feb 2016

  • Political ordering

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    Political ordering Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 24 Feb 2016
    This free course, Political ordering, asks questions about what states are and how...
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    Understanding depression and anxiety

    This free course, Understanding depression and anxiety, explores the causes of these mental health issues, with a particular focus on stress. You...

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2015

  • Understanding depression and anxiety

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    Understanding depression and anxiety Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Bluestone/Science Photo Library
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 14 Sep 2015
    This free course, Understanding depression and anxiety, explores the causes of...
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    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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    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 26 Apr 2009
    We live in a complex, fast changing and highly social world. One of the most...

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    Sport and exercise psychology: a case study approach

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    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Jul 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    In this module you will explore common psychological issues in sport and exercise,...
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