Consciousness & Experiential

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Listening to songs about death and dressing yourself in t-shirts featuring skulls and demons might seem like a strange way to combat existential angst.

Nonetheless, a new study discussed on our Research Digest blog shows that listening to heavy metal helps fans of the genre deal with their own mortality. This is likely because to fans, heavy metal represents so much more than a genre, it embodies a way of life and a sense of identity.

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This workshop is designed and delivered in order to enable delegates to better identify, assess and treat sleeping problems in their clients

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An introduction to MBSP, the cutting edge of positive psychology, the first programme to formally combine mindfulness with psychological strengths development

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Discussions of visual art as a method to advance observation, critical thinking and communication skills.

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A belief in the paranormal can mean individuals experience more déjà vu moments in their lives.

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The conference will explore the phenomenology and psychology of temporal experience. A sense of the passage of time forms an integral part of much, perhaps all, of our experiences, memories, and our anticipatory action.

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This two-day introductory workshop provides a solid introduction to Emotion-focused Therapy. Day 1 introduces emotion theory, assessment and research, and a framework for intervention.

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Unfortunately this workshop is cancelled

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The main theme for the conference is Variations in the Sense of Self: Emergence and Transcendence

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Championing the active role of mental health service users in research and influencing increased access to cognitive behavioural therapies are just two of the topics under discussion in the latest additions to the British Psychological Society's audio interview series.

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In this interview David M. Clark, Professor of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford and Honorary Fellow of the British Psychological Society discusses how he has helped increase access to cognitive behavioural therapy for those who need it via Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT).

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Are we conscious? Can our consciousness be altered? How would we know if it was? Altered states of consciousness differ from normal states of consciousness in perceptual, affective and functional terms.

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**Please note: This workshop is fully booked**

Create and utilise mixed methods research designs in applied psychology.

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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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Learn how to work phenomenologically with the body within the therapeutic relationship.

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This event is now fully booked. To be placed on the waiting list, please email us.

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Discover hypnosis and hypnotherapy with this evidence-based workshop

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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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A talk at the Cheltenham Literature Festival tomorrow (Friday 10 October) aims to inspire listeners to see mindfulness as a way of 'being', a different way of approaching everyday life,

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The BPS Consciousness & Experiential Psychology Section (CEP) annual conference opens today and will run till Saturday 6 September at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

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A new study has suggested that meditation could help the brain to process more thoughts and emotions than would be the case during simple rest.

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Our use of laughter and swearing as forms of emotional expression are two of the topics featured in a new BPS series of audio interviews with prominent psychologists.

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In this interview Chris French, Professor of Psychology and Head of Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit at Goldsmiths University of London discusses the psychology of paranormal belief and ostensibly paranormal experiences.

Touching on alien abduction and telepathy Professor French explains how these can be explained in normal psychological terms. 

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For more information and full programme details, please see the event website.

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