Prize Winner: PhilipMcAdams - Alan B Milne Award for Best Thesis and Henry Prize in Mental Philosophy (Logic) for Best Student in Level 4

Is there anything more interesting than the human mind and brain? Not to me. The brain, like a rock and all other objects is just a bunch of atoms. But... rocks don't fall in love with each other, travel to the moon, or contemplate their own mortality. So, how does…

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Understanding Developmental Psychology

Let’s talk about the topic of Developmental Psychology. The lectures on the programme look at the theoretical and empirical evidence for the psychological development of children from about the age of 3 through to the end of adolescence, and sometimes makes comparisons to adults. 

We…

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Lockdown Nostalgia

I know that most people are by now craving a bit of normality. Being able to do the things they loved doing before March, meeting up with people, going out for meals, travelling. And of course I do too – looking at photos from last year makes…

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Where the Mind meets the Physical

Let me share some info on the topic of Biological Psychology. 

Biological Psychology is where the mind meets the physical and we investigate the neuronal basis for emotion and behaviour. I found that this topic really gets you thinking about the deterministic nature of reality. Do our behaviours influence…

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