Northern Ireland to host psychology event

Five hundred A level and third Level students are expected to attend the Society’s A Flavour of Psychology event, which takes place from 9.15am until 3.30pm on 29 February 2012 in the Whitla Hall at Queen’s University Belfast.

This free event for psychologists-in-the-making is organised by the Society’s Northern Ireland Branch and includes a series of lectures designed to excite and fascinate.

Professor Carol McGuiness, Chair of the Branch and Chartered Psychologist, said: “These lectures will provide a taste of the diverse and enthralling discipline that is psychology.”

To book a place visit the event webpages.

Lectures will include:

Exam Success: Turning Pressure into Productivity
Dr David McElroy, Psychology Department, Liverpool John Moores University

Call for a doctor! No, call for a psychologist! Psychology really can save lives
Professor Paul Bennett, University of Swansea

Personality Disorder, Psychopathy and Sex Offenders: Managing their risk
Ms Geraldine O’Hare, Head of Psychology, Probation Board NI

How sport performers construe benefits from adversity
Professor David Lavallee, School of Sport, University of Stirling

"The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day”: the affect of childhood adversity on mental health
Dr Ciaran Shannon, School of Psychology QUB & Northern Trust