EHU Podcast: Talking…the Psychology of Climate Change

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 Laura McGuire recently published The Psychology of Climate Change, w…

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EHU Podcast: Talking…the Psychology of Climate Change

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 Laura McGuire recently published The Psychology of Climate Change, w…

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University researchers find WhatApp can be good for our health

Academics at Edge Hill University have found that spending time on social media, specifically WhatsApp, is good for our wellbeing. Dr Linda Kaye, a senior lecturer in Psychology found that the text-based messaging app, which offers users group chat functions, has a positive impact on psychological wellbeing. The research found that the more time people […]

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Research reveals how personality affects susceptibility to persuasion

  Researchers at Edge Hill University have helped identify personality traits which make people more (or less) susceptible to persuasion than others. Senior Lecturer in Psychology Dr Helen Wall and colleagues Linda Kaye and Dr Andy Levy, carried out the research with academics at Ulster University and the University of New England, Australia. They asked […]

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PhD Studentship: Group regulation of alcohol consumption behaviours

The Department of Psychology is delighted to be offering this three year studentship in “Group regulation of alcohol consumption behaviours”, supported by Alcohol Research UK. This studentship is concerned with gaining a better understanding of how group processes shape and maintain alcohol behaviours. Adopting a multi-methodological approach that comprises experimental, ethnographic /qualitative and cutting-edge experiential […]