Introduction to Psychology; Neurons, Babies and Twitter
Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour. It aims to identify social and biological influences on human behaviour, and this means that psychologists study the whole range of normal behaviour and its development.
This talk will give a flavour of contemporary psychology. It will also point out why this exciting subject is becoming increasingly important as society tries to cope with a range of social problems, such as eating disorders and obesity, antisocial behaviour and rising levels of anxiety and depression.
Birkbeck University of London Get Inspired Programme
Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching institution offering evening higher education. We are now offering the opportunity to join our vibrant centre of academic excellence for a series of inspirational taster lectures lead by our experienced and friendly academic staff.
The sessions are aimed at those looking to study at undergraduate level for the first time and wanting an insight into what it would be like to study a particular subject area at Birkbeck, University of London.
Each session is designed to give students a better understanding of a specific subject area being taught at Birkbeck and to outline some of the academic skills required to study at a university level. Please note: not all sessions are directly linked to current school curriculum study; outlines of each session will be available in advance.
You can expect the following from a Get Inspired Workshop:
Stimulating sessions delivered by experienced and knowledgeable Birkbeck tutors
An overview of the application and admissions process
Meet a Birkbeck student
A chance to ask questions
Booking is required and based on a first come, first served system. For group bookings please contact Patrice Buddington [email protected]
020 7 380 3107
* The event will start promptly at the designated time so please arrive early to get seated and ready before then.
Please note that the main entrance is off Torrington Square.
To book your place - please visit our website:http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/8193544111