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OU on the BBC: More or Less

OU on the BBC: More or Less Copyrighted image Credit: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 19 Dec 2014
BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics returns.

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Listener Q and A

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Listener Q and A Creative commons image Credit: Stefano Bertolotti | Flickr New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Dec 2014
On New Year's Day, an oceanographer, a cosmologist and a zoologist will take listener questions. 

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Cells and celluloid

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Cells and celluloid Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Dec 2014
The BBC Inside Science Christmas Day special looks at science and film. 

OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Perinatal OCD and Visual Cliff

OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Perinatal OCD and Visual Cliff Copyrighted image Credit: Paul Hakitima | Dreamstime.com New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Dec 2014
Claudia and guests discuss OCD during pregnancy or after childbirth, the influence causing a baby's anxiety and special brain cells. 

OU on the BBC: All in the mind - Hoarding disorder and mood apps

OU on the BBC: All in the mind - Hoarding disorder and mood apps Copyrighted image Credit: Sue Mack | Dreamstime.com New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Dec 2014
Hoarding disorder, pleading insanity in court and wellbeing apps are discussed on All in the Mind this week. 

OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - PTSD and mobile phone distraction

OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - PTSD and mobile phone distraction Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Dec 2014
PTSD and distraction from mobile phones are just some of the topics explored in this week's All in the Mind. 

OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Understanding psychosis and walking

OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Understanding psychosis and walking Copyrighted image Credit: Dunca Daniel | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Nov 2014
Psychologists call for a change in how we treat people who experience psychosis in this episode of All in the Mind.

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - The value of conscience

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - The value of conscience Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Nov 2014
Philosopher Angie Hobbs examines the concept of conscience and whether it's rational.

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Crowd-funded missions and academic spats

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Crowd-funded missions and academic spats Copyrighted image Credit: Marbo | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
Crowd-funded missions and academic spats will be the focus of this week's programme.   

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - How can I tell right from wrong?

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - How can I tell right from wrong? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
Melvyn Bragg is joined by four guests to ask: 'How do I tell wrong from right?'  

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Morality and the brain

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Morality and the brain Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
Is it really that simple to know what's the right thing to do and the wrong thing to do? 

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Moral character

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Moral character Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
How do you make good moral decisions when you have no time to make them?  

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Morality and the law

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Morality and the law Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
Can the law tell us what is morally acceptable? Barrister, Harry Potter, looks at what moral law might be. 

The Bottom Line - Upside-down management

The Bottom Line - Upside-down management Copyrighted image Credit: Gemenacom | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Nov 2014
This week's The Bottom Line focuses on management styles - is it better to dictate to your workers or let them decide themselves? 

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Beauty and evolution

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Beauty and evolution Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2014
Science historian, Simon Schaffer, draws on Charles Darwin's ideas and discusses whether beauty has evolved. 

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Mathematics of beauty

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Mathematics of beauty Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2014
Mathematician Vicky Neale looks at why mathematics is beautiful. 

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Philosophy of good taste

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Philosophy of good taste Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2014
Philosopher and wine enthusiast Barry Smith samples David Hume's theory of good taste. 

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Why are things beautiful?

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Why are things beautiful? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2014
This week Melvyn Bragg is asking: ‘Why are things beautiful?’

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Rosetta and thought control

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Rosetta and thought control Creative commons image Credit: Rick Eh? used under Creative Commons licence.
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2014
All the latest on the Rosetta mission plus research on thought control will be the focus of this week's episode.