Written by Omotola Amudipe, MSc Psychology student Embarking on the journey to study psychology as an international student particularly for someone hailing from Nigeria is akin to stepping into a realm where the crossroads of culture, language, and academia converge. I engaged in a candid informal discussion with fellow international students and drawing upon my … Continue reading “A Personal Exploration of Challenges and Triumphs in Studying Psychology as an International Nigerian Student”
Written by Dr Paul Sander, Centre for Applied Psychological Science In the late Spring of 2023, on account of my interest in and commitment to the psychology of culture and to multiculturality in education, I became involved in the visit of a group of students and accompanying academics from the University of North Florida. To … Continue reading “We are off to Florida: twelve went and twelve returned, all enhanced by the experience and the opportunity”
Written by Dr Constantine Mantis, Lecturer in Psychology, Centre for Applied Psychological Science, Health and Wellbeing theme. “The greatest tragedy is not the brutality of evil people, but rather the silence of the good people” Martin Luther King Persuasion is a concept that appears constantly in our lives. Either we try to persuade others, or … Continue reading “Feeding Hydra through Rationalization”
Centre for Applied Psychological Science research blog has been quiet over the past few months but lots has been going on behind the scenes. We are looking forward to sharing all of our new research with our readers. Watch out for our exciting blog relaunch in the new year.
Written by Dr Paul Sander, Lecturer in Psychology, Centre of Applied Psychological Science. Email: P.firstname.lastname@example.org Understanding human behaviour requires an appreciation of social history, anthropology and archaeology (Tileagă & Byford, 2014), from which comes an awareness that people always sense, interpret and respond in a social, historical, economic and geographic context. Geographical psychology (Rentfrow, 2014) … Continue reading “Geography and Religion Made Us Who We Are”
Written by Megan Hanrahan, former BSc Psychology Student at Teesside University. The following study was completed as a final year project in partial fulfilment of the BSc Psychology Course at Teesside University. The project was supervised by Dr Sarah Allen, Lecturer in Psychology at Teesside University; email: email@example.com Why can coping with a chronic … Continue reading “Type 1 Diabetes and Mental Health: Influence of Age at Diabetes Onset”