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Two free public lectures in Oxford
Two free public lectures being held as part of the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology in Oxford this year. Both take place at the Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford.
On Wednesday 5 December (6 to 8 p.m.) the award-winning American health journalist Robert Whitaker is speaking on “The Case Against Neuroleptics: What history and science reveal about the long-term efficacy of antipsychotics for schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders’.
You can read more Robert Whitaker on his blog for Psychology Today.
If you intend coming to this lecture it would be a great help if you could register your intention.
On Friday 7 December (4 to 5 p.m.) Professor David Clark from the University of Oxford, an Honorary Fellow of the Society, is speaking on "Developing and disseminating effective psychological therapies: science, practice, economics and IAPT".
You can read more about Professor David Clark on his university webpage.
Psychology in the Pub, West Midlands
For full details visit our West Midlands Branch webpage.
News of forthcoming Psychology in the Pub events can also be found on the Branch's News and Events webpage.
Psychology in the Pub, Bristol
For full details visit our South West Branch Bristol Hub webpage.
Psychology in the Pub, Exeter
For full details visit our South West Branch Exeter Hub webpage.
For full details see the Psychology in the Pub website.
From Hogwarts to the boxing ring: Courage, creativity and psychological well-being
Drawing upon the Harry Potter stories, boxing and mixed martial arts, lesbian and gay psychology, Martin discussed the links between courage, creativity and our own mental well-being.
This free event was organised by the Division of Counselling Psychology as part of their 2012 Annual Conference
This free event was organised by our Northern Ireland branch.
Why Time Warps
Time rules our lives, but how much do we understand about it?
At our Annual Conference in April 2012 we hosted a public lecture by BBC broadcaster Claudia Hammond on the mysterious world of time perception. You can watch a video of the lecture by visiting the following link.