A need for science to ‘slow down’? Experiences from the British Neuroscience Association Festival of Neuroscience

By Alice Stephenson (PhD Student) BNA 2019 Festival of Neuroscience, Dublin In April, I was fortunate to attend the annual ...
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A dormouse, a t-shirt made from bin liners and a jar of Nutella: Applying creative methodologies to understand athletes’ experiences of overtraining syndrome

By Lindsay Woodford Exceptional physical features, together with high commitment and motivation, are important attributes of high-performance athletes. However, when ...
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Intergenerational Contact: Connecting Generations and Connecting the Research

By Jennie Ferrell Photos courtesy of Acorns ‘n’ Oaks Playgroups Intergenerational activities and programmes have become a popular topic in ...
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Who is sport psychology for?

By James Byron-Daniel and Manuela Teti (UWE MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology graduate) What is sport psychology? Sport psychology is ...
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Shining the light on implicit bias: Do we really know what we believe?

By Charlotte R. Pennington In everyday life, you will be asked to report your attitudes and opinions towards a whole ...
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The arts and wellbeing: A burgeoning research area

By Nicola Holt “I am happy to be alive as long as I can paint.” Frida Kahlo, artist “To write ...
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Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be… or is it? Exploring the psychological benefits of nostalgia for people with dementia

By Gary Christopher In this blog, I shall talk a little about my research on nostalgia, and in particular how ...
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Promoting resilience and questioning resilience

By Miles Thompson Your 30-second summary. This blog is about resilience. A term that is now, seemingly, everywhere. Below I ...
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Research Experience as an Undergrad: My summer internship and placement

By Josh Lee I’m a second-year psychology student at UWE, and throughout my first year I found myself developing a ...
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Community psychology perspectives on student mental health

By Miles Thompson The 4th UK Community Psychology Festival is being held on the 23rd and 24th of September 2018 in ...
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Introducing our new lecturer, Dr Gamze Arman!

By Gamze Arman My name is Gamze Arman, and I have recently joined the UWE Department of Health and Social ...
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The Power of Yoga: Using yoga to promote psychological and physical health

By Emma Halliwell I was 21, living in Brighton, studying and partying when went to my first yoga class. I ...
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Welcome to the Psychological Sciences Research Group blog!

Welcome to the Psychological Sciences Research Group blog! We are a team of researchers based at the University of the ...
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