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Developing employability through sport and physical activity free course icon level 1: introductory icon

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Developing employability through sport and physical activity

While many people recognise the positive impact of engaging in sport and/or physical activity on their physical and mental well-being, research indicates that participation can also equip us with valuable skills that enhance our employability. Engaging in sport and physical activity provides opportunities to develop a diverse skill set that can ...

Free course
10 hrs
Stress and Burnout in Aviation article icon

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Stress and Burnout in Aviation

People facing life stressors have a higher likelihood of making errors. This combined with fatigue can cause burnout - so how do pilots deal with this?

Article
5 mins
Death around the world video icon

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Death around the world

Although we all die, how we mark the end of a life varies between places and cultures. This article and associated animation explores different customs and traditions that people around the world perform in relation to death.

Video
5 mins
The Amygdala Hijack: Stress Response in Aviation article icon

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The Amygdala Hijack: Stress Response in Aviation

When an intense event threatens a pilot's expectations and sense of safety, a startle reflex happens, otherwise known as the 'Amygdala Hijack'. This article outlines the psychology behind this.

Article
5 mins
An introduction to European crime fiction since 1945 article icon

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An introduction to European crime fiction since 1945

The popularity of crime fiction is on the rise. Bill Alder looks back and charts the history of this genre in post-1945 Europe.

Article
5 mins
Work and mental health free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

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Work and mental health

Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those with mental health problems, most people with these difficulties could take paid employment if it were not for numerous barriers in the workplace and the wider community (Centre for Mental Health, 2013). In this free course, Work and mental health, you will look ...

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6 hrs
What happens to our brains when we're afraid - and can that help us overcome fear? article icon

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What happens to our brains when we're afraid - and can that help us overcome fear?

Research into brain activity when we're scared may point the way to overcoming fear.

Article
5 mins
Magical Modernity in a Muggle World? Witchcraft, Spirituality and Everyday Enchantment article icon

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Magical Modernity in a Muggle World? Witchcraft, Spirituality and Everyday Enchantment

Does magic only exist in the wizarding world for the likes of Harry Potter? Dr Sara MacKian explores all the enchantment and spiritualities of our muggle-filled land.

Article
10 mins
Approaching leadership with care free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

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Approaching leadership with care

Unlock the secrets to becoming an effective and empathetic leader with our free course, Approaching leadership with care. Delve into the core concepts of leadership by exploring the significance of empathy, compassion, and understanding when leading others and yourself. This course is designed to help you define your leadership style, cultivate ...

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5 hrs
How To Be A Better LGBTQI+ Ally activity icon

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How To Be A Better LGBTQI+ Ally

So you think you're supportive? But are you really an LGBTQI+ ally? Test yourself by using our immersive film-based interactive.

Activity
20 mins
What is climate psychology? article icon

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What is climate psychology?

We know the facts about burning fossil fuels and climate change so why has humanity not changed its ways of life?

Article
5 mins
Investigating a murder with forensic psychology free course icon level 1: introductory icon

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Investigating a murder with forensic psychology

In this course, you’ll explore the way suspects are dealt with during a police investigation and learn about how psychology can help the police with their enquiries.

Free course
12 hrs