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** Please note: This event is now fully booked **

An introduction to positive psychology. Learn the difference between this paradigm and traditional psychology frameworks. 

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Unfortunately this workshop is now cancelled. 

The most critical factor in effective education is the quality of the teacher-student relationship. What does this mean in practice?

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The workshop will offer a clear and structured introduction to a number of current professional and ethical issues likely to be encountered within psychological practice.

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A new perspective on conducting research in psychology.

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09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends

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This workshop will offer researchers who are more used to working within quantitative paradigms some ways, advantages and challenges of combining quantitative methods with qualitative methods to conduct mixed methods research. 

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This workshop will provide an opportunity to enhance your professional practice in relation to designing, implementing and evaluating psychological interventions underpinned by current integrative innovative developments in theory, research and pr

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A new study has lifted the lid on the different attitudes males and females have towards sexual fantasies.

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Explore theories of child development.

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09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends

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According to one estimate, 63 per cent of men and 54 per cent of women are in their current long-term relationships because their current partner "poached" them from a previous partner.

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A parent could have a better relationship with their grown-up children if they communicate with them through various channels, according to a new study.

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We can identify a surprising amount of information about each other from the briefest of glimpses.

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A marital break-up can have a particularly big effect on children in higher income families, a new study has found.

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Thanking a new acquaintance for their help could lay the foundation for an ongoing social relationship with that person, a study has found.

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The British Psychological Society has welcomed a bill on gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence published by the National Assembly for Wales.

In our response to the consultation on the bill we say:

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The extent to which environmental factors influence how people subconsciously select a partner has been highlighted as part of a new study.

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On our Research Digest blog, guest contributor Temma Ehrenfeld looks at new research suggesting that both men and women prefer humble to less humble partne

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If your partner were to lose their job, you might think keeping your own employment would cushion the psychological blow.

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You've probably experienced this. You're in the middle of telling your friend a story when his eyes flick across to his phone. Perhaps he even picks it up, checks the screen. "Sorry, go on," he says. But your flow is interrupted.

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Although it might seem a good idea to work with other people to remember important information, the evidence suggests that this typically isn't so.

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Females believe other women are more sexually receptive when they are dressed in red, according to a new study

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When talking to a woman they are attracted to, men alter the cadence of their voice, a new study has f

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A willingness to take risks enhances men's sex appeal. This much we know from past research. What's not clear is whether this is because of cultural beliefs about traditional gender roles or if it's an evolutionary hang-over (or perhaps both).

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Friendships between heterosexual men and women can be tricky to navigate, especially when it comes to tactile contact. Is that touch on the arm a gesture of platonic care and affection? Or an unwanted signal of sexual interest?

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Parental alienation – a child’s unwarranted rejection of one parent and strong alignment with the other following high conflict family breakdown – leaves the alienated parent feeling powerless.  Despite recognition in recent high court judgem

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"Cool kids", according to a new study, are those early teens (aged 13 to 15) who want to be popular, and try to impress their peers by acting older than their years.

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