In a new article for The Conversation psychology lecturer Professor Geoff Beattie and Research Fellow Dr Laura McGuire from the Faculty of Education explore how to get the public to play their part in tackling climate change.
To mark World Emoji Day an Edge Hill University expert looks at how the face mask emoji could be an important way to encourage behaviour change around wearing face masks as part of the Covid-19 recovery phase.
Video calling is on the increase to help people feel connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. An Edge Hill University cyberpsychology expert explains why many are suffering from ‘Zoom fatigue’ as a result.
This Valentine’s Day, psychologists from Edge Hill University explore the science behind the ‘beer goggles’ effect and suggest there is some truth to this when considering the attractiveness of potential suitors.
With unprecedented scientific consensus, the climate crisis discussion is reaching fever pitch. But how do we address this existential challenge? Professor Geoff Beattie and colleague Dr Laura McGuire recently published The Psychology of Climate Change (Routledge, 2018), where they take inspiration on human behaviour change from some unlikely sources.