Mirror neurons. The debate continues.. but not in static textbooks.

AQA A, A2 Psychology: Cognition and Development Mirror Neurons are hailed by some as the breakthrough in discovering what stands us apart from other animals and makes us human. They are thought to be the key to explaining our ability to empathise and as such understand the actions and mental states of others. This is not a view shared… Read More Mirror neurons. The debate continues.. but not in static textbooks.

3 ways to use Lego for learning in A Level Psychology

The Psychology of Lego Everyone loves Lego! Whether you are old or young, student or professor, this simple building tool/toy seems to have a universal appeal. This is the sentiment behind Jon Sutton’s article entitled “When psychologists become builders” (published in the August 2012 edition of the BPS publication The Psychologist and available online). In… Read More 3 ways to use Lego for learning in A Level Psychology

Does your baby know what you are thinking? New insights in Social Cognition

All in the Mind: Developmental Psychology In Radio 4’s All in the Mind, broadcast 12/06/2012, Claudia Hammond talks to Professor Vasu Reddy from the University of Portsmouth. Prof Reddy presents a compelling challenge to the current assumptions about the limits on the mental abilities of babies within Developmental Psychology. Reddy (Professor of Developmental and Cultural… Read More Does your baby know what you are thinking? New insights in Social Cognition