Social Psychology

Memory researchers have found that women elaborate more than men when talking about their autobiographical memories, going into more detail, mentioning more emotions and providing more interpretation.
This workshop will equip participants with greater knowledge how to help people who hear voices and learn from the dialogue they are engaged in.
A versatile approach to group self-discovery and behaviour change; working from practice back to theory
A hands-on, practitioner-focused workshop designed to help occupational psychologists, HR professionals and business coaches utilise a range of proven constructivist techniques in their daily practice
The Presence Pyramid offers an experiential approach to build the skill of engagement and connection to build powerful relationships. Timetable
Effectively identify the unspoken relevance of culture and diversity in recognition of suggestions within your practice
In a guest post on our Research Digest blog Laura Spinney looks at why some disasters are widely remembered and commemorated while others are forgotten.
Researchers  have previously shown that we’re more willing to break social standards, such as by cheating or breaking religious observance, when the opportunity is in the middle rather than the start or end of a sequence.
A paper published in the British Journal of Psychology has been chosen as one of the six most interesting psychology papers of 2015 by The New Yorker.
Our achievements as a species owe a debt to our willingness to cooperate. But we all vary in how we solve the social dilemma – whether in any given situation we choose to favour self-interest or cooperation.
An interactive exploration of systemic social constructionist approaches, coordinated management of meaning (CMM), Narrative Therapy and reflecting processes. Timetable
A critical look at the dominant discourses surrounding refugee and asylum seeking people and their responses to adversity Timetable
This workshop is an introduction to traumatic stress, examining trauma from evolutionary, historical and symptoms perspectives.
Event information 10.00am. Welcome, registration and tea/coffee 10.30am. Chair’s introduction 10.35am. Speaker Peter Saunders 11.20am. Speaker Mark Linington 12.05pm. Annual General Meeting
That Milgram's obedience experiments had a mighty cultural and scholarly impact is not in dispute; the meaning of what he found most certainly is.
'Interaction partners of high-status adolescents may keep a low profile because they are aware of the capabilities of the high-status influential peer,' say the authors of a new paper. Read more on our Research Digest blog.
Although many of us may claim to hold negative views about the wealthy, a new study says our implicit preferences tell a different story.
Users of social network sites – such as Facebook and LinkedIn - who have large and diverse followings are at an increased risk of reputational, psychological and even physical harm says a study presented at a British Psychological Society conferen
The need to be constantly available and respond 24/7 on social media accounts can cause depression, anxiety and decrease sleep quality for teenagers says a study presented at a British Psychological Society conference in Manchester.
DCP East Midlands Branch - Public Meeting  Join us this Sunday for a public meeting  The meeting will show a video, 'Clinical Psychology Beyond the Therapy Room', followed by an opportunity for discussion.
A study in the British Journal of Psychology that suggested a single supportive close friendship can help young people from low-income backgrounds to thrive in challenging circumstances is available free-to-access for two weeks. 
When you smile at a party, your facial expression is emotionally consistent with the happy context and as a consequence other guests will in future be more likely to remember that they've seen your face before, and where you were when they saw you
For many shy people, online social networking sites have an obvious appeal – a way to socialise without the unpredictable immediacy of a face-to-face encounter.
Mimicry is a useful habit: for instance, we prefer conversation partners whose speech rates mimic our own to those whose speech is jarringly different.
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