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Laughter is often a form of communication rather than a reaction to something humorous, an expert has noted.
Dr Martin Coath Understanding how we hear turns out to be very tricky.
This is an annual event offering final year students from across the region an opportunity to present their dissertation findings to other students.  This is a friendly open environment in which to talk to like-minded individuals, practice pr
Distinguishing developmental trends from historical trends
More than a decade after the death of his first wife, playwright Robert Anderson wrote about her continued place in his life: "I have a new life. . . .
Claire Lane is a Clinical Psychologist with years of relevant experience in research and as a practitioner in Motivational Interviewing. 
Speaker: Dr Ian Walker Travel psychology is everywhere. Moving from place to place is one of the most uniting human experiences, and we all do it pretty much every day.
This talk will outline what laughter is, why we laugh and the uses of laughter.
The summer holiday season is here, so it is time to revisit a piece of research presented at our 2012 Annual Conference.
Psychology continues to be a popular subject at degree level (with 149 providers in the UK alone). This makes sense given the applied nature of the subject, and the many possibilities with regard to careers.
Struggling to link research with therapeutic practice?Come hear a talk from Dr. Andreas Vossler and Dr.
Speaker: Stephen Benton Professor Stephen Benton graduated in Psychology from Brunel University joining the Acoustics Research Group, at Chelsea College, University of London, on a SERC scholarship to conduct PhD research
Speaker: Angela Carter This session from Angela Carter will explore the important social problem of youth employment; and more specifically look at some of the issues preventing young people from gaining work. Appr
Speaker: Peter Coleman In this session Peter Coleman talks about the psychology of meaning in the context of life-span developmental psychology.
Speaker: Duncan Moss, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, Dept.
Due to unforeseen circumstances this talk has been cancelled Speaker: Professor Sue Denham, Professor in Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, University of Plymouth
Speaker: Elizabeth M Pritchard NLP stands for 'Neuro Linguistic Programming' and is frequently known as the "user’s manual for your mind".
Speaker: Dr. Katie Porkess (MSc MBA PhD FISMA) Recent cases in the media have highlighted the consequences of keeping silent in the face of wrong doing.
Speaker: Marie Annette Mills Caring for a person with dementia inevitably puts unreasonable demands upon the family carer and arouses many negative emotions, especially resentment.
Speaker: Dr. Katie Porkess (MSc MBA PhD FISMA) Recent cases in the media have highlighted the consequences of keeping silent in the face of wrong doing.
Speaker: Stephen BentonAttempts to measure and evaluate the impact of environmental Low Frequency Noise (LFN) are often complicated by a range of environmental, psychophysical and subjective processes.
  This talk will examine the notion of the popular concept of stress. As well as looking at the science behind how stress can contribute to physical illness, I will also challenge the view that stress is always bad for you.
This workshop will give clinicians working in cancer and palliative care settings an opportunity to reflect on the development of quality psychological services. Firstly by drawing on learning from Dr James Brennan’s many years of experien
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