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    Culture and two-way perspective-taking in research on autism

Culture and two-way perspective-taking in research on autism

A new study from Brett Heasman and Alex Gillespie has been published in Autism which highlights an important methodological and theoretical gap in understanding autistic social interactions.

Open Access paper accessible here: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1362361317708287

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people connect and relate to others, and also impacts one’s sensory experience of the world (NAS, 2017b). For […]

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    PBS present at internal launch of new Global Health Initiative research platform

PBS present at internal launch of new Global Health Initiative research platform

PBS’s Professor Cathy Campbell presented a wealth of work dedicated to issues in Global Health at the internal launch of a new multidisciplinary LSE Global Health Initiative. The initiative’s work will apply LSE’s tradition of rigorous social science research to emerging global health challenges.

The Global Health Initiative is a cross-departmental research platform initiated by the Departments of International Development, Psychological […]

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    Winner of Popular Prize at LSE Research Festival 2016: Celestin Okoroji

Winner of Popular Prize at LSE Research Festival 2016: Celestin Okoroji

We would like to congratulate first year PhD student, Celestin Okoroji, for winning the Popular Prize at the LSE Research Festival 2016 and receiving Highly Commended for the Charles Booth prize last week.

His poster focused on his MSc dissertation which looked at the social representations Jobseekers allowance claimants. He is hoping to take this work further in his PhD, and will look […]

New publication: The social psychology of everyday politics

Newly published book The Social Psychology of Everyday Politics edited by Associate Professor Caroline Howarth and Dr Eleni Andreouli features chapters by PhD candidate Geetha Reddy and Dr Ilka Gleibs, and PhD candidate Sandra Obradovic and Associate Professor Caroline Howarth.

 

Associate Professor, Caroline Howarth, along with Eleni Andreouli of Open University, have recently published an edited book exploring the ways in […]

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    Podcast: The relationship between virtual experiences and social behaviour

Podcast: The relationship between virtual experiences and social behaviour

The relationship between virtual experiences and social behaviour has long held the fascination of researchers of social science, with studies exploring extensively its negative (e.g. aggression) and positive (e.g. learning) effects. With the development of the Oculus Rift and mobile technologies such as the Samsung Gear VR, the infrastructure for virtual experiences is becoming increasingly accessible in our daily […]

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    New publications on ‘Conflict and Memory’ from PhD researchers

New publications on ‘Conflict and Memory’ from PhD researchers

PhD candidates Cathy Nicholson and Sandra Obradovic have recently published in the Journal of Peace Psychology
Cathy’s research focuses on narratives of historical events that were discussed during open ended interviews about conflict and coexistence within Israeli–Palestinian relations. According to Cathy “Jewish Israelis and Palestinians living in London often used historical events as a way of justifying a positioning of a […]

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    Inhabited Research: Reflexivity and Positioning in a Dynamic and Contestable World

Inhabited Research: Reflexivity and Positioning in a Dynamic and Contestable World

PhD candidate Clare Coultas reflects on her personal experiences conducting research in the field, discussing the impact and influence of power, privilege and positioning and the importance of researcher reflexivity.

Reflexive awareness is fundamental in all research work. Continually assessing at every stage of a project how we as researchers may impact on not only the people we study but also the […]

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    Life Inside the Dungeon of the Ivory Tower: a PhD Survivor’s Guide

Life Inside the Dungeon of the Ivory Tower: a PhD Survivor’s Guide

After recently completing her PhD in Social Psychology at the LSE, Dr Teresa Whitney talks us through her top ten tips for surviving the PhD process.
 

You begin the PhD adventure knowing that you’re in for long hours and late nights. But nothing truly prepares you for what is ahead – it cannot be accurately described, only experienced. Had I known […]

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