Yearly Archives: 2021

It’s 2021… and we are still dealing with misogyny in the name of open science

By Anonymous A few of you might have followed a very recent pile-on on Twitter. For those that have not, here is some context: a recent paper by Felig et al. (2021) investigated the notion of whether women that dress

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What is COP26?

COP26 is the 26th meeting of the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, taking place in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November. COP26 will bring together 197 countries to agree how the world will tackle climate change and

Posted in Green Tips

The active essay writing initiative

Earlier this summer, Dr Wendy Garnham was one of the “torch-bearer” in the virtual torch relay event organised by AdvanceHE. In the spirit of the Olympic Games, Wendy joined colleagues across the globe to celebrate best practice examples of assessment

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Posted in Teaching & Learning

Meet Professor Nicola Yuill

Prof Nicola Yuill personifies the interdisciplinary spirit that has always been at the core of Sussex. Whether as a student or as a lecturer, she has been part of all the Psychology departments that historically spread across three different Schools

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Posted in History of Psychology at Sussex

Primary school attendance problems in the context of Covid-19

By Brontë McDonald The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted the educational lives of children across the world. In the UK, the government attempted to curb the spread of the virus by closing schools for extended periods to most pupils apart

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Posted in PhD research

Running cognitive tasks online, for free

By Max Lovell Note: This is an abridged version of an article that can be found on my personal webspace – see that version for more details, and updates. Over the pandemic, running cognitive tasks online has become increasingly necessary.

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Posted in PhD research

How Important is Skin Colour to First Generation South Asian Women

By Jamie Chan If we asked ourselves which part(s) of our body we are less happy about, the chances are that our answer would revolve around weight, thinness or muscularity. This is likely because being thin and toned is an

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Posted in PhD research

Registered Reports free for authors and readers

By Prof Zoltan Dienes In April we launched Peer Community In Registered Reports (PCI RR), where a Registered Report in any discipline can be submitted (by linking to a preprint), and refereed, editorially evaluated and (potentially) eventually accepted  – “recommended”

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Posted in psychological methods

Working as a Research Fellow in Parliament

Our PhD student Alison Lacey was on a 13-week placement at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST). POST offers Research Fellowships to approximately 30 PhD students a year from a range of science disciplines, and Alison’s was funded by the

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Greener conferences

By Dr Charlotte Rae Conference season is upon us, and this year lots of us will be attending virtual meetings instead of travelling to conferences in person. Although many of us are missing seeing our colleagues in person, online conferences

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