Education and Child Psychology

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When you're trying to learn, do something with your new knowledge, such as summarising it or explaining it to someone else. This deepens your memories and helps integrate what you've learned with what you already knew.

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The Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce is seeking suggestions from professionals who work with children and young people directly or indirectly, about how mental health services could be improved for children and you

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The 2015 British Psychological Society, Psychology of Education Section, Annual Conference is being jointly hosted in 2015 with the British Journal of Educational Psychology.

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Boys are more likely than girls to use relational aggression in an effort to harm or manipulate other people, a new study has concluded.

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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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