16th May – The Science of Social Media – Dr Linda Kaye

Social media often is a large part of our daily lives and psychologists have been increasingly interested in understanding how it affects us. This session gives an overview of the scientific research on social media. This includes exploring how psychologists actually measure social media use, how social media use is related to well-being, and much Read more about 16th May – The Science of Social Media – Dr Linda Kaye[…]

16th August – Coping With Stressful Waiting – Dr Clare Jonas

Life is full of stressful waits, from the delay between taking exams and getting your results, to organisational restructures at work, to the long, grinding experience of living through a seemingly unending COVID lockdown. In this talk, I’ll cover research on what makes waiting so stressful and why different people react in different ways. I’ll then go through Read more about 16th August – Coping With Stressful Waiting – Dr Clare Jonas[…]

18th November – Now You’re Talking – Prof. Trevor Cox

Talking and singing comes naturally to most of us so it is easy to overlook how truly remarkable the voice is. Mixing biology, physics and psychology, Trevor will explore the workings of the voice looking at accents and different singing styles. The human voice has always been in flux, but over the last hundred years Read more about 18th November – Now You’re Talking – Prof. Trevor Cox[…]