Education and Child Psychology

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On our Research Digest, guest blogger Jordan Gaines Lewis reports on a new study.

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Interactive touchscreen games can help to increase interest in psychology and science among younger zoo visitors, a new study has found.

The games were developed by Dr Katie Slocombe, University of York, and Dr Bridget Waller, University of Portsmouth, and were partly funded by a British Psychological Society Public Engagement Grant.

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The Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce is calling on frontline professionals to air their views on how

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Musical training can help to enhance a person's cognitive abilities, a new study has revealed.

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This workshop will provide an outline of Motivational Interviewing as a tool to effectively engage people in recognising the need to change and action planning for alternative futures.

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Strategies and responses to address the sexual behaviour of children and young people

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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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Guessing, even wrongly, is thought to activate webs of knowledge, which leads to richer encoding of the correct answer. 

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Mistakes made during the learning process can be good for a person's memory, according to a new study.

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Picture a one-year-old infant crawling across a table top. Half way across, the surface becomes transparent so that it appears there is a deep drop.

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The amount of education a mother receives can influence their child's academic success, according to a new study.

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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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Most parents lie to their children, often as a way to control their behaviour.

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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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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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Unfortunately this event is now cancelled.

Understand the importance of person centred work and practical ways to implement these ideas in the workplace.

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Female representation in some science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) fields is limited partly because of cultural attitudes, according to a new

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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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Conforming to the behaviour of others begins in early childhood, a new study has revealed.

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Children in military families can become more resilient in life if they form strong bonds with animals, according to new research.

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The idea that natural disasters bring people together receives some support in a new study published in the British Journal of Social Psychology.

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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

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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.

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Could a little fear of crime be helpful in preventing people from committing criminal acts or becoming victims of crime themselves?

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Young people who act as a carer in their household are likely to experience chronic emotional stress, a new study has found.

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The understanding of parents can have a big impact on the psychological adjustment of adolescents, according to a new s

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