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Child psychology

How do children develop? How much does parenting play a part? Explore theories of child development, the effect of attachment styles, normal and abnormal psychology, and treatment approaches to common difficulties.

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Date: 14 Jun 15 - 12 Jul 15
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Cross cultural psychology

Discover how cultural influences shape personal and social identities, behaviours, beliefs and mental health. Examine the role of cultural diversity in our work. Open to all - counsellors, professional helpers and educators will find this useful.

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Date: 21 Jun 15 - 28 Jun 15
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Forensic psychology

Is there such thing as a criminal mind? What makes someone confess to a crime they did not commit? Can we detect lying? These are some of the issues addressed in forensic psychology.

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Date: 30 Apr 15 - 4 Jun 15
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More ways into psychology

How do we learn? What is the unconscious? Explore psychology through the theories and applications of Freud, Jung, Dreyfus, Lange and others. No prior knowledge required. 'Ways into psychology' (PP101) and this course can be studied independently.

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Date: 6 Jan 15 - 10 Feb 15
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Personality psychology: an introduction

Is personality fixed or does it change? Can one really have a split personality? Despite personality being such a central idea in psychology, what makes each of us unique is still puzzling and open to question. Come and explore possible answers.

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Date: 2 Jun 15 - 7 Jul 15
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Political psychology

Do we trust what politicians say? What governs our political beliefs or the way we vote, the head or the heart? Explore the psychology behind politics; ideology, voting behaviour, influence and propaganda.

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Date: 4 Nov 14 - 9 Dec 14
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Positive psychology

Positive psychology is the scientific study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. Discover more about this exciting new approach on this introductory course.

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Date: 28 Apr 15 - 19 May 15
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Psychology and counselling

Explore the connection between these related but different disciplines. This bird's eye view of how psychological theories underpin counselling practice will cover humanistic, cognitive behavioural and psychoanalytic approaches. What do psychologists think about the effectiveness of counselling?

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Date: 27 Jun 15 - 27 Jun 15
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Psychology of addiction

Are some people susceptible to addiction? How do substances affect our central nervous system and emotions? How do you understand different addictions, ie sex, eating or computers? How is addiction treated? You will discover the answers to these and other questions by looking at addiction from disease theory to most recent bio psychosocial theory.

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Date: 19 Apr 15 - 17 May 15
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Psychology of attachment 1

Parent and child: explore styles of attachment and discover how they affect approaches to parenting. Learn how attachment issues can manifest, and how to create healthy and secure attachments for children. This course and 'Psychology of attachment 2' (PP126) can be studied independently.

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Date: 24 Feb 15 - 31 Mar 15
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