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The real reason clowns scare us article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

The real reason clowns scare us

With the release of Stephen King's 'It' and the terrifying character Pennywise we look back on this article, published last year, questioning why we are scared by the faces clowns pull.

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10 mins
A Support Net: Can you help someone in need? activity icon

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A Support Net: Can you help someone in need?

All of us will experience personal challenges, but could you make a positive impact on someone's life? Try our wellbeing interactive 'A Support Net' to see if you can help four people.

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20 mins
Supporting female performance in sport and fitness free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

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Supporting female performance in sport and fitness

Do you support women’s performance in sport or fitness as a coach or parent? Are you a female athlete who wants to optimise your performance using recent research insights? If so, then this free course is for you. It addresses the problem of sports science research traditionally being male dominated and the assumption that if it works for men ...

Free course
24 hrs
New course: Supporting female performance in sport and fitness article icon

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New course: Supporting female performance in sport and fitness

This brand new free course explores issues relating to women participating in sport and fitness.

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5 mins
A collection: psychology research students' articles article icon

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A collection: psychology research students' articles

Have you ever wondered what psychologists do? Discover some of the fascinating research our PhD students in the School of Psychology have been doing in these introductory articles.

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5 mins
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Honour thy vulnerable witnesses

Dionysia Lali looks at developing evidence-based practice to support witnesses on the autistic spectrum when they give evidence to the police.

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5 mins
Non-speaking autism, embodiment, neurodivergence and access to communication therapies and devices article icon

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Non-speaking autism, embodiment, neurodivergence and access to communication therapies and devices

Ruth Collier-Large discusses her research project, which aims to give a platform to non-speaking autistic people, who may communicate independently online.

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5 mins
The lifelong political engagement of the Silent Generation article icon

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The lifelong political engagement of the Silent Generation

Sue Nieland explains why you're never too old to be political.

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5 mins
Migrant parenting article icon

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Migrant parenting

How do mothers and fathers from the former Czechoslovakia make sense of their roles as parents in the UK?

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5 mins
The trouble with teaching physics article icon

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The trouble with teaching physics

Do you find physics easy or hard to understand? Katherine Langford looks at reasons behind this.

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5 mins
How does online intergroup contact compare with face-to-face? article icon

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How does online intergroup contact compare with face-to-face?

The ability of intergroup contact to reduce prejudice is a well-researched area of psychology. However, as more and more contact takes place online, PhD student Julian Bond is working to understand whether this changes the effectiveness of intergroup contact and the potential implications for a more harmonious society.

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5 mins
Privacy in the Digital Age: Is it ‘An Englishman’s home is his castle’ or ‘I’ve got nothing to hide’? article icon

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Privacy in the Digital Age: Is it ‘An Englishman’s home is his castle’ or ‘I’ve got nothing to hide’?

Emma Brice's PhD asks the question: have technological developments changed how we view and understand privacy in contemporary society? This was inspired by how we, as a society, talk about privacy and privacy loss.

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5 mins