The Rise of Research: How is mental health explored in the Star Wars movies?

I’ve been asked today to talk about relationship between the Star Wars films and mental health. Over the series of films several psychological features are portrayed, George Lucas himself describes how he was influenced by both Kurosawa the Japanese film director and also the writer Joseph Campbell in particular Campbell’s work The Hero with a …

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BSc Psychology (4 year), University of Birminghm Dubai

BSc Psychology (4 year), University of Birminghm Dubai

Psychology is fascinating! It explores various aspects of our daily lives, from communication and memory, to thought and emotion Psychology is about understanding what makes people tick and how this understanding can help us address many of the problems and issues in society today. Basically, it is the scientific study of the mind, brain and …

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Political Psychology of International Relations MSc

Political Psychology of International Relations MSc

I am Tereza Capelos, I’m a Senior Lecturer in Political Psychology and I am the program convener for our new MSC degree in Political Psychology of International Relations. The program is centered around three components three component elements that make it unique. First of all, it covers an interdisciplinary field it’s fascinating because it lies …

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Studying BSc Psychology at the University of Birmingham

Studying BSc Psychology at the University of Birmingham

Here at the School of Psychology we have an international reputation for our research excellence. Our research facilities are outstanding, so this means that you’ll be taught by individuals who are working at the forefront of contemporary psychological research. Every lecture they deliver. They really want you to learn. They are specialists in their field, …

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Dr Karen Newbigging on mental health research

Dr Karen Newbigging on mental health research

So I think mental health research is a really important area of study because mental health is an issue for one in four of our population and it is often an area in research terms that gets maybe less attention. My research is predominantly about how the mental health system can be changed and improved …

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Alabama dad charged in school shooting incident to get mental health treatment

Alabama dad charged in school shooting incident to get mental health treatment

BUT THE A.G. FROZE ALMOST A QUARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS. HE SUED TO GET THE MONEY BACK AND A JUDGE RULED THE LAWSUIT COULD MOVE FORWARD. THE STATE NOW SAYS IT WAS ONLY TRYIGNG TO GET JUST OVER $15,000. A MONTGOMERY MAN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AT ANOTHER PARENT AT AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WILL RECEIVE …

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