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How FMRI works article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

How FMRI works

Functional magnetic resonance imaging is a technique for measuring brain activity, but how does it work?

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10 mins
The Science of Fear article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

The Science of Fear

Recoil at the number 13? Scream at spiders? At some point, we all get scared. But why, and how? This article explores the science behind fear.

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15 mins
Sleep: A doctor's advice article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Sleep: A doctor's advice

What are the benefits of a good night's sleep? How can you sleep soundly? Dr Natheera Indrasenan gives some advice in this article.

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10 mins
The science of sleep article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

The science of sleep

Mike Leahy and Peter Naish, after experiementing with not sleeping for 72 hours, discuss why we need sleep and what happens if we are deprived...

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10 mins
The science of sperm article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

The science of sperm

Mike Leahy - writing with Hilary McQueen - gets to grips with the numbers behind the man's part of the reproductive system - sperm.

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15 mins
Freud: The Expert View article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Freud: The Expert View

Dr Richard Stevens provides an introduction to the life and works of Sigmund Freud...

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10 mins
Film as a Historical Source article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Film as a Historical Source

Alan Sennet explains why even though film is a valuable primary source, historians must subject it to rigorous interrogation.

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15 mins
PY Gerbeau on the business of football article icon

Money & Business

PY Gerbeau on the business of football

The business of football discussed by PY Gerbeau, from the BBC/Open University's Rules of the Game.

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15 mins
What makes people happy at work? article icon

Money & Business

What makes people happy at work?

Experts identify what makes workers happy - and why it's important.

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10 mins
Hard Choices: How Would You React? activity icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Hard Choices: How Would You React?

Try this quiz activity showing some of the choices social workers have to make in their jobs

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5 mins
A brief history of sex education article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

A brief history of sex education

Michael Reiss looks at sex education, and how it has changed from the second world war to the modern day

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10 mins
Personality: A user guide article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Personality: A user guide

Daniel Nettle discusses some of the differences in our personalities and behaviour.

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10 mins