Dr. Evangelos Ntontis discusses shared social identity, the role of social groups during disasters and how they emerge and evolve in the post-disaster period.
Final year student James Taylor explores public attitudes surrounding Brexit as part of his coursework for Psychology of Nations.
At the beginning of October, CCCU Senior Lecturer Dr. Britta Osthaus with the University of Exeter jointly published a press release on a review paper giving dog owner’s ‘paws’ for thought about the intelligence of dogs.
Technological advances mean virtual reality has gone from a clunky gimmick to the next stage of human-computer interaction and social engagement. Whole worlds can be explored without leaving the room and people can experience others’ perspectives at the flick of a virtual switch. Richard Weatherall, Senior Psychology Technician at CCCU explores current research in the realm of VR.
The social psychology of “10 German bombers”: Why a tasteless football chant about the Battle of Britain is more offensive to the English than the Germans
Dr. Dennis Nigbur, Senior Lecturer at CCCU, takes the opportunity to discuss the interplay between two of his favourite topics, namely football and national identity.