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  • The psychology of World Cup fans

    By Chris Stiff

    Sure, football is popular but it's never as popular as during a World Cup. Why is that? And does all this on-pitch...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jul 2018

  • The psychology of World Cup fans

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jul 2018
    Sure, football is popular but it's never as popular as during a World Cup. Why is that? And does all this on-pitch conflict lead to countries hating each...
  • How many different types of smile are there?

    By Neil Steinberg

    From the grimace to the grin, we crack all kinds of smiles. But categorising them is something of a challenge, as...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    05 Jul 2018

  • How many different types of smile are there?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Jul 2018
    From the grimace to the grin, we crack all kinds of smiles. But categorising them is something of a challenge, as Neil Steinberg reports.
  • Are selfies a terrible thing?

    By Rose Capdevila, Dr Lisa Lazard

    Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    18 Jun 2018

  • Are selfies a terrible thing?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jun 2018
    Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the trend of arm's length self portraiture?
  • No good advice: Five problems with sex manuals

    By Dr Meg John Barker

    Meg-John Barker has read some terrible sex manuals, so you don't have to... (As you might expect, this article...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    04 Jun 2018

  • No good advice: Five problems with sex manuals Includes explicit content

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jun 2018
    Meg-John Barker has read some terrible sex manuals, so you don't have to... (As you might expect, this article includes discussion of matters of a sexual...
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    08 Mar 2018

  • An introduction to the fascinating work and career options open to people with a social psychology qualification

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    An introduction to the fascinating work and career options open to people with a social psychology qualification Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Mar 2018
    Where can social psychology take you? Here four psychologists tell us about their career journey and other work options open to people studying social...
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    14 Feb 2018

  • The taste of love on different tongues: What language tells us about love

    The taste of love on different tongues: What language tells us about love Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Zteven
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    Tim Lomas explored the world's languages and discovered words for types of love with no English equivalent. He reckons there's at least fourteen flavours of...
  • Heritage in war

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    Professor Derek Matravers considers the treatment of cultural heritage in war and the philosophical questions...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    29 Jan 2018

  • Heritage in war

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Jan 2018
    Professor Derek Matravers considers the treatment of cultural heritage in war and the philosophical questions that need to be asked to protect cultural...
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Dec 2017

  • Stay in control and hide the fear: The psychology of skydivers and climbers

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    Laurie Taylor and James Hardie-Bick discuss the paradox of extreme sportspeople seeking the buzz , but not wanting to show the fear.
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    23 Nov 2017

  • How do we measure personality?

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    How do we measure personality? Creative commons image Icon Kat B photography under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Nov 2017
     An agreed framework is vital for measuring personality, says Brendan Burchell.
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    Methods in Motion: Research Modes, Moves, Methods

    By Professor Elizabeth Silva

    Elizabeth Silva rounds off the 'Methods in Motion' blog series reflecting on how her own life experience has informed...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Nov 2017

  • Methods in Motion: Research Modes, Moves, Methods

    Methods in Motion: Research Modes, Moves, Methods Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Elizabeth Silva
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Nov 2017
    Elizabeth Silva rounds off the 'Methods in Motion' blog series reflecting on how her own life experience has informed her ways of knowing, and the...

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    Exploring sport coaching and psychology

    By Ben Oakley

    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how scientific and management ideas contribute to success while also taking...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    14 Nov 2018

  • Exploring sport coaching and psychology

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 14 Nov 2018
    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how...
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    Living psychology: animal minds

    Does your pet cat or dog experience emotions the same way you do? Can non-human animals solve complex problems? To what extent do other species...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    23 Aug 2018

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    Forensic psychology

    In this free course, Forensic psychology, you will discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    24 Apr 2018

  • Forensic psychology

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    In this free course, Forensic psychology, you will discover how psychology can...
  • Investigating psychology

    One of the keys to understanding psychology is to know about its history and core questions. This free course, Investigating psychology, allows you...

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    3 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    24 Apr 2018

  • Investigating psychology

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    Intermediate level Duration 3 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    One of the keys to understanding psychology is to know about its history and core...
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    Discovering disorder: young people and delinquency

    This free course, Discovering disorder: young people and delinquency, will introduce two approaches to understanding juvenile delinquency. The...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Mar 2018

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    Does prison work?

    Does prison work and what purpose does it serve? This free course allows you to listen to a discussion on the purpose, efficacy and regulation of...

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    1 hour

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    22 Feb 2018

  • Does prison work?

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    Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 22 Feb 2018
    Does prison work and what purpose does it serve? This free course allows you to...
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    Addiction and neural ageing

    This free course, Addiction and neural ageing, takes its title from two topics that are of immense worldwide social, economic, ethical, and...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    13 Feb 2018

  • Addiction and neural ageing

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    This free course, Addiction and neural ageing, takes its title from two topics...
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    Psychology in the 21st century

    Psychology is not a simple subject. This free course, Psychology in the 21st century, examines how different aspects of human behaviour provide the...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    20 Sep 2017

  • Psychology in the 21st century

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    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 20 Sep 2017
    Psychology is not a simple subject. This free course, Psychology in the 21st...
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    Attention

    What does 'attention' mean to you? This free course, Attention, will help you to examine how we 'pay attention'. How do we manage to single out...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    25 Aug 2017

  • Attention

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    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 25 Aug 2017
    What does 'attention' mean to you? This free course, Attention, will help you to...
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    Starting with psychology

    The most 'important and greatest puzzle' we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle, one that is complex, subtle and...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    26 May 2017

  • Starting with psychology

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    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 26 May 2017
    The most 'important and greatest puzzle' we face as humans is ourselves (Boring,...

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    BSc (Honours) Psychology

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    BSc (Honours) Psychology
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018
    Psychology pervades just about every aspect of our personal and professional lives...

    Evaluating psychology: research and practice

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    Evaluating psychology: research and practice
    Advanced level Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018 Register by 19 Sep 2019
    This module examines how cognitive, social, counselling and forensic psychology...

    Advancing social work practice

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    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018 Register by 12 Sep 2019
    This is an interdisciplinary module with subject matter derived from psychology,...

    Investigating forensic psychology

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    Investigating forensic psychology
    Advanced level Duration 1200 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018 Register by 19 Sep 2019
    This module follows several criminal cases to explore forensic psychology and its...

    Investigating psychology 1

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    Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 12 Nov 2018 Register by 10 Jan 2019
    Drawing on a wide range of studies and some classic pieces of psychological...
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