An introduction to Cognitive Psychology (free online course)

An introduction to Cognitive Psychology (free online course)

How can you study the Mind? Why do people make errors in judgment, like falling for internet scams? Do we think with pictures? The University of York brings you this short online course on… Cognitive Psychology, the area of psychology that tries to understand how we think, reason and remember. We will introduce you to …

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Child Oriented Mental Health Interventions

Thank you, I hope my little talk today will give you a flavour of the work we are doing at the mental health and addiction research group under the umbrella of child-orientated mental health interventions and I chose four research projects to give you an example of what we mean by child-orientated mental health interventions. …

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My story in 3 objects: Lucy Harris Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (DPsych) at City

My story in 3 objects: Lucy Harris Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (DPsych) at City

I knew that I wanted to be a Counselling Psychologist when I was 16 it was kind of in my head. I chose City because they have a really strong humanistic underpinning that really appealed to me. I did my certificate in counselling skills here and it was just a really fun experience, really good …

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YorkTalks 2020: Creating a new emotional framework for face transplants

YorkTalks 2020: Creating a new emotional framework for face transplants

Thank you very much. I’m delighted to be here to talk about my work on face transplants. I’m a historian of medicine and emotion. And I am leading an interdisciplinary project, into face transplants as a radical, innovative, and still experimental approach to severe facial trauma. What used to be the subject of science fiction …

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School of Arts and Social Science: How I became an Organisational Psychologist.

Success in my career is having my own business. I’m Gemma Leigh Roberts. If I hadn’t studied my Master’s at City University, I don’t think I’d be doing what I’m doing now, because everything I do is based on research and the grounding for that was taking part in my Master’s at City University. It’s …

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Transforming mental health: Student Psychological Wellbeing project

Transforming mental health: Student Psychological Wellbeing project

– Student mental health is an issue nationally, but we don’t have much evidence to direct what we should do as a university, or how to help people, or how to reduce mental health problems in the long run in students. What we’re doing with the Psychological Wellbeing cohort at York is trying to provide …

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Understanding Hoarding – Part 1 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding Hoarding – Part 1 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] Initially, HoardingUK was just started as the helpline, so I was volunteering Fridays, I put up the one-page website in September, by October I had my first call. I can never say this without welling up. The first thing she said to me was “Where have you been?” The clinical statistics are 2 to …

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UFO’s Paul Raymond has passed away of a heart attack a week after the band’s final UK show.

UFO’s Paul Raymond has passed away of a heart attack a week after the band’s final UK show.

UFO guitarist and keyboard player Paul Raymond dead at 73 UFOs Paul Raymond has died of a heart attack a week after the band’s final UK show Paul Raymond guitarist and keyboard player with UFO has died at the age of 73 the news comes just eight days after UFO played their final UK show …

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Understanding OCD – Part 5 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding OCD – Part 5 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] It’s not just the sufferers, you know? We’ve all got families, and it affects the family. It affects the workplace. It affects every aspect of your life. And OCD Action provide support and resources to everybody. We offer a helpline, so an email and phone helpline, which is a listening and information service. We …

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Understanding OCD – Part 4 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding OCD – Part 4 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] I’m running 230 kilometres through the Amazon rainforest of Peru. The actual event is called the Jungle Ultra, and I’m doing the event to raise money and awareness for OCD Action. Why do I take on these massive challenges? My answer is this. Number 1 – it gives my pain some kind of purpose. …

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