Tag: psychology

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Second Year University Bucket List

When thinking about my time at University, I want to make the absolute most of the experience. For me, first year was a learning curve and there were times that were definitely less successful than others.

I always strive to better myself both academically and personally, so as a result I thought I would comprise a ‘bucket list’ of things that I want to improve, achieve or experience this year.

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Misconceptions about psychology – we can not read your mind!

When I tell people I studied Psychology, their first response is generally “so can you tell what I’m thinking?”. Psychology does not mean I’m a mind reader, it does not mean that I can tell what you’re like just by looking at you, and it does not mean that I’m studying every person that I walk past!

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Misconceptions about psychology: dreams, lie detectors & hypnosis

In Psychology there are many interesting theories and pieces of research that have been conducted to understand the human mind and behaviour. However, sometimes these can be overemphasised and end up as myths. But exactly what is fact and what is fiction?

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New beginnings – my student plans for 2016

So a new year has begun- Happy Belated New Year everyone!

As a Psychology undergraduate, this naturally brings about a period of reflection for me; what have I accomplished in 2015? What did I find the most difficult? What have I enjoyed the most? What new skills have I learnt or old that I have developed further?