Podcasts from the Department of Experimental Psychology. Psychology at Oxford is taught as a scientific discipline, involving substantial amounts of practical work and experimentation at undergraduate level as well as a strong philosophical component. Courses include Cognitive Neuroscience, Behavioural Neuroscience, Perception, Memory, Attention and Information Processing, Language and Cognition, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology and Individual Differences and Psychological Disorders.
Managing Depression and Low Mood
Sadness and low mood are normal parts of human experience. But what happens when they become more pervasive and disabling? The November talk in Experimental Psychology’s Our Mental Wellness Series is on Managing Depression and Low Mood, delivered by Willem Kuyken and followed by a Q and A with Catherine Harmer and Andrea Cipriani.
Overcoming Sleep Problems
What sleep is for, how does it work and how can we deal with tricky sleep problems? This is the second talk in the Department of Experimental Psychology’s Our Mental Wellness series. Colin Espie, Professor of Sleep Medicine, gives the presentation, while the panel members are Felicity Waite (Research Clinical Psychologist, Psychiatry Dept), Dimitri Gavriloff (Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Course Tutor in Sleep Medicine, NDCN). The panel chair is Catharine Creswell (Professor of Developmental Clinical Psychology, Experimental Psychology Dept)
History of Oxford's Experimental Psychology Department
Professors Oliver Braddick and Larry Weiskrantz give a talk on the history of Oxford University's Experimental Psychology Department as part the department's 113th anniversary. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/