Tag Archives: It’s A Mad World

Post Of The Week – Thursday 8th August

1) BBC3 – It’s A Mad World The season of programmes on mental health is now at an end. If you have missed any, please go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01b3s86 You might like to see this commentary from Mind which I think sums up well why these programmes have been so important. http://www.mind.org.uk/blog/9328_what_i_thought_of_extreme_ocd_camp 2) Status And Stress […]

Post Of The Week – Thursday 1st August

1) What Makes Us Human I met a former student, Matt, this week who has just completed his degree at Plymouth University. He’s chosen to specialise in Comparative Psychology. That’s basically about comparing the brains and behaviour of humans with those of non-human animals. He’s been involved in research projects at a couple of the […]

Post Of The Week – Thursday 18th July

1) Mental Illness And Stigma The BBC3 season on mental illness continues to challenge us to think in a different way. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01b3s86 Last night’s programme was called “Diaries Of A Broken Mind”. It used a video diary format to tell the stories of 25 young people. I didn’t enjoy the format (because I am old) […]

Post Of The Week – Thursday 4th July

1) Peter Attia On The Obesity Crisis For A2 Eating Behaviour, we look at explanations for the success and failure of dieting. We all think we know why people put on weight. They eat too much. Diets are about forcing yourself to eat less. If you can’t eat less, it’s your fault. Attia takes as […]