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Psychology Seminar: Investigating the Impossible: 30 Years at the Koestler Parapsychology Unit.

The next psychology research seminar entitled: “the Impossible: 30 Years at the Koestler Parapsychology Unit” will be on Wednesday 29th November at 3.30pm in Fawsley room 43.  The speaker will be Professor Caroline Watt. Read the rest of this entry

Psychology Research Seminar on 26th October

Submitted by Dr Helen Clegg

The first Psychology Research Seminar of this academic year will be held at Park Campus in F43 on Wednesday 26th October 2016 at 3.30pm. Refreshments will be available from 3.15pm.

Professor Tom Dickins from Middlesex University will be speaking on “Life on the Edge: The first two years of a long-term study of Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla)”

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Psychology research seminar: Weird Science

Submitted by Dr. Helen Clegg

The next Psychology Research Seminar will be on Wednesday 16th March at 3.30pm in Fawsley room 43.  The talk is by Professor Christopher French and titled Weird Science: An Introduction to Anomalistic Psychology

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Seminar: #selfie: Explorations of feminine identity in social media

Submitted by Dr Helen Clegg

The next psychology research seminar will be on Wednesday 24th February 2016 in F43. The speaker will be Dr Lisa Lazard from The Open University. Her talk and abstract are below:

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Psychology research seminar on 25th November: Texting and Literacy

Submitted by Helen Clegg

The next psychology research seminar is on Wednesday 25th November at 3.30pm in F43.  The speaker will be Professor Clare Wood from Coventry University.  Her talk will be on “Understanding the Relationships between Texting and Literacy”. Much has been written in the popular press about the impact that texting, and texting slang in particular, is having on children’s literacy development, and their spelling in particular.  In this talk, Clare will review the work she has conducted with colleagues which has examined the empirical basis for such concerns, and will discuss the nature of the relationship between traditional and digital literacy.

Refreshments will be available from 3.15pm.

 

Psychology Research Seminar: Child language brokering in schools

The next psychology research seminar will be on Wednesday 25th March 2015 at 3.30pm in F43.  Refreshments will be available from 3.15pm.

The speaker is Dr Sarah Crafter who will be speaking about child language brokering in schools.  Her title, abstract and a brief biography are available below. Read the rest of this entry

Next Psychology Research Seminar: Concept cells

The next Psychology Research Seminar will be on Wednesday 28th January 2015 at 3.30pm in F43. Refreshments will be available from 3.15pm.

Professor Rodrigo Quian Quiroga from The University of Leicester will be talking on concept cells.
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Psychology research seminar on step-mothering

The next Psychology Research Seminar will be on Wednesday 26th November 2014 at 3.30pm in F43. Refreshments will be available from 3.15pm.

Sandra Roper, a PhD student from The Open University will be presenting her work on step-mothering, Talking to my sister: Reflections on some challenges and opportunities for feminist research. Read the rest of this entry

Psychology Research Seminar: Awakening social psychology

Submitted by Dr Helen Clegg

The first psychology research seminar of this term will be held on Wednesday 29th October at 3.30pm in F43. The speaker is Dr Steven Stanley from Cardiff University.

Dr Stanley will give a talk entitled “Awakening social psychology: mindfulness, embodiment, and transformation in capitalism”.

Tea and coffee will be available from 3.15pm.

Next Psychology Research Seminar “Is kinship a schema?”

Submitted by Dr Helen Clegg

The next psychology research seminar will be on Wednesday 26th March at 3.30pm in F43. Refreshments will be available from 3.15pm. Dr Anna Machin from the University of Oxford will be speaking on the evolutionary origins of kinship. Read the rest of this entry