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Psychology

  Meeting Details  

Meeting DayFriday
Time10.00 am
FrequencyMonthly
LocationAbbot Hall Social Centre
Co-ordinator(s)Margaret Sutherland

  What we do  

This group is for those who are curious about human behaviour and enjoy lively discussions.

Our meetings include discussions led by one of the group, talks, invitations to outside speakers and possibly small study groups to investigate particular topics.

  Reports  

APRIL 2021

Since last October, we’ve conducted our Psychology group on Zoom. The format has been to watch a short TED talk video on a psychological issue and then break up into group discussion. It's worked well and led to some very interesting and ongoing discussions.

TED TALKS

Recent TED talks have included.....

LUCY HONE ON RESILIENCE
https://www.ted.com/talks/lucy_hone_the_three_secrets_of_resilient_people?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare

 FRANS DE WAAL – MORAL BEHAVIOUR IN ANIMALS
https://www.ted.com/talks/frans_de_waal_moral_behavior_in_animals?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare

 FRANS DE WAAL – THE SCIENCE OF ALPHA MALES
https://www.ted.com/talks/frans_de_waal_the_surprising_science_of_alpha_males?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare

 ROBERT SAPOLSKY – THE BIOLOGY OF OUR BEST AND WORST SELVES.
https://www.ted.com/talks/robert_sapolsky_the_biology_of_our_best_and_worst_selves?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare

 TIFFANY WATT SMITH – THE HISTORY OF HUMAN EMOTION.
HTTPS://WWW.TED.COM/TALKS/TIFFANY_WATT_SMITH_THE_HISTORY_OF_HUMAN_EMOTIONS?UTM_CAMPAIGN=TEDSPREAD&UTM_MEDIUM=REFERRAL&UTM_SOURCE=TEDCOMSHARE

 BARRY SCHWARTZ – THE PARADOX OF CHOICE
HTTPS://WWW.TED.COM/TALKS/BARRY_SCHWARTZ_THE_PARADOX_OF_CHOICE?UTM_CAMPAIGN=TEDSPREAD&UTM_MEDIUM=REFERRAL&UTM_SOURCE=TEDCOMSHARE

 JO MARCHANT – THE SCIENCE OF MIND OVER BODY (PLACEBO EFFECT)
HTTPS://WWW.TED.COM/TALKS/JO_MARCHANT_THE_SCIENCE_OF_MIND_OVER_BODY?UTM_CAMPAIGN=TEDSPREAD&UTM_MEDIUM=REFERRAL&UTM_SOURCE=TEDCOMSHARE

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