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Science of Love
Posted by Dr Liz Whelen , Undergraduate Programme Leader
February 13, 2019

An Expert Explains ... The Science of Love

Psychology Programme Leader and Health Psychologist, Dr Liz Whelen, breaks down the science of love. 

Posted by Vicky Griffiths , HE Adviser
January 17, 2018

Importance of economics in the current Brexit environment

We are connected with economics all the time, even if we don’t realise it. When we think of which cereals to choose for our breakfast or when we make decisions about where to spend our holidays, or simply when we decide between going out for a meal or staying at home, the rationale behind those thoughts is related to economics. Do we have enough ‘income’ for a holiday abroad or will a modest camping week have to do? Can we go for the fanciest cereals or can we only afford the basic supermarket brand?

Posted by Shai Vure , HE Adviser
December 8, 2017

Psychology students observe the animals at Chester Zoo

Each year, the Animal Psychology students go on a trip to Chester Zoo where they have the opportunity to see behaviours in action in a variety of fascinating species and to collect some data in a mini-project designed in teams. This year, one of these teams, led by Tom, provided a taste of the day. 

Jack Mason
Posted by Jack Mason , HE Adviser
March 31, 2017

April Fools' – The Art of Deception

With it being April Fools’ Day tomorrow we asked Clea Wright, one of our Psychology lecturers, to give us some hints and tips on how to spot someone who’s being less than truthful and trying to pull the wool over your eyes.

Jack Mason
Posted by Jack Mason , HE Adviser
March 20, 2017

International Day of Happiness

Today, believe it or not, is the International Day of Happiness. So, to mark the occasion, our Senior Lecturer of Psychology, Lee Hulbert-Williams, has written the following insightful blog about the different types of happiness experienced by human beings and how we can feel happier in ourselves – kind of like a mini counselling session.

Posted by Shai Vure , HE Adviser
June 22, 2016

EU Referendum: Looking behind the headlines

With constant media coverage, the EU Referendum has been the topic on everybody’s mind and for both our Politics and International Relations students, it’s been a huge topic of debate. If, like them, this topic has had you hooked, then why not consider one of these degree routes?