Archive | July, 2007

Buone vacanze!

I will be traveling around Italy for the next two weeks so I’m afraid that there wont be anything new posted here until then. If you’re stuck for something to read though you could try some of the other excellent psychology blogs or pop over to the BBC Body and Mind site where there’s loads […]

PSYlent: 29th July 2007

Here is the next PSYlent, the weekly overview of those stories that I think are pretty interesting in psychology but don’t really apply to OCR. Seems a shame to miss out on them just because I can’t get them to fit into the specifications. So, here are those studies that would have been without a […]

A Girl Like Me: Re-examining Racial Preference

One study in the AS which always raises debate is that of Hraba & Grant who were replicating the research of Clark and Clark from the late 1930’s. The study is investigating racial preference, awareness and self-identification in both white and black children. Stumbling around the internet I found a very powerful video that has […]

PSYlent: 22nd July 2007

Here is the next PSYlent, the weekly overview of those stories that I think are pretty interesting in psychology but don’t really apply to OCR. Seems a shame to miss out on them just because I can’t get them to fit into the specifications. So, here are those studies that would have been without a […]

Review: Classic Studies in Psychology 1 (DVD)

All those lucky teachers out there now have another fantastic resource to help in their teaching of psychology. Classic Studies in Psychology is brought to us by Dr. Steve Taylor. The Short Cuts packages consist of a number of short video clips designed to give teachers the flexibility to integrate illustrative video material into their […]