Monthly Archives: November 2014

Post Of The Week – Saturday 29th November 2014

1) We Don’t Do Schizophrenia But …. There has been some debate this week about a report by the British Psychological Society about psychosis and schizophrenia. It has attracted some controversy. The issues are discussed in depth and persuasively in this post from the Mental Elf here. If you scroll down, you can read […]

Post Of The Week – Saturday 22nd November, 2014

1) All In The Mind All In The Mind has started a new series. This week’s episode contained a feature on addiction and also a feature on Milgram. You can listen to it here. We will use the section on addiction to start that topic: there is a link already on the Google page. […]

Post Of The Week – Sunday, November 16th 2014

1) The Neuroscience Of Memory This year in AS Memory, I have given you the opportunity to see some current research on the neuroscience of memory. The idea has been to see how the models of forty or fifty years ago have been built on as we have understood more about how the brain works. […]

Post Of The Week – Saturday 8th November 2014

1) Repressed Memories Of Abuse At the end of last week, we watched Elizabeth Loftus’ TED talk on “The Fiction Of Memory” as an introduction into eye witness testimony and Loftus’ research. Our course focuses on eye witness testimony but Loftus’ work on recovered memories of abuse and the controversy that that research has produced […]

Post Of The Week – Saturday 1st November, 2014

1) Attitudes To Mental Illness Although it seems a long way away, it is still my intention to carry on with research work from the last few years on attitudes to mental illness once the AS exams are over. A few things have happened this week which have made me realise that this remains an […]