Education and Child Psychology

Create and utilise mixed methods research designs in applied psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Most parents lie to their children, often as a way to control their behaviour.
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? Timetable
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Understand the importance of person centred work and practical ways to implement these ideas in the workplace. Timetable
Female representation in some science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) fields is limited partly because of cultural attitudes, according to a new
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Psychological formulation will allow for exploration of the presenti
Conforming to the behaviour of others begins in early childhood, a new study has revealed.
Children in military families can become more resilient in life if they form strong bonds with animals, according to new research.
The idea that natural disasters bring people together receives some support in a new study published in the British Journal of Social Psychology.
Children may grow up to experience behavioural and interpersonal difficulties if they exhibit poor decision-making skills when they are 10 or 11 years old, according to a new s
MindEd, the e-learning portal on young people’s mental health supported by the British Psychological Society, now offers over 260 separate e-learning sessions across seven different curricula.
Could a little fear of crime be helpful in preventing people from committing criminal acts or becoming victims of crime themselves?
Young people who act as a carer in their household are likely to experience chronic emotional stress, a new study has found.
The understanding of parents can have a big impact on the psychological adjustment of adolescents, according to a new s
Say you wanted to lie to a five-year-old. "The toy shop is closed Billy," you tell them, "it always closes at 2pm on a Monday." You reason that if you make this announcement with confidence, then Billy is sure to believe you.
A toddler who lacks empathy could be likely to experience behavioural problems during their teenage years, a new study suggests.
Following the success of the joint Divisional conference on ‘Therapeutic Interventions with a Difference: Action not Words’ held in October 2013, a follow-up ev
A new study of almost three million people born in Denmark between 1955 and 2006 has found that almost all mental disorders are more strongly associated with teenage or mothers in their early twenties than with mothers in their late twenties.
If, as research suggests, the psychological trait of sensation seeking is the catalyst for youthful delinquency, might high emotional intelligence (EI; having empathy for other people's emotions and good control over one's own) act as a calming re
Young people can be trained to identify emotional cues from others, according to a new study.
A session in the Cheltenham Literature Festival on Sunday 12 October will discuss the famous Stanford marshmallow experiment.
The built environment shapes our behaviour profoundly - piazzas and park benches promote unplanned encounters between strangers whereas car-friendly streets have the opposite effect, the efficiency of speedy travel promoting "streets as corridors"
Children's cognitive skills can be enhanced if they partake in at least an hour of exercise after every school day, according to new research.
The behaviour of a mother who takes cocaine can have a psychological impact on their child, new research suggests.
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