Psychology

Episode 4 – Revisiting Rat Park

In this podcast Elliot revisits the Rat Park studies with Dr Suzi Gage. These studies were at the forefront of the biopsychosocial approach to understanding addiction. The methodological benefits and…

Journal Clubs at UoL

Being a research assistant who hates bad science like a homeopathist hates good science, I’m very anxious to know that the research I’m conducting is solid, and there’s no better…

Why we Enjoy Horror Films

[Phone rings]. We are all thinking it: don’t answer the phone!Still, the protagonist ignores our desperate pleas for escape and picks up the handset. Trembling, she hears a low, insidious…

Episode 2 – Xmas Excess

Our second podcast is a Christmas special with our host Elliot, Graeme Knibb and Dr Greg Keenan talking about the consumption of food and alcohol over the Christmas period. Do…

Cyberpsychology – The New Frontier

Technology is increasingly omnipresent in our daily lives. Take a look around on your next train journey, coffee break or even meal out with friends and you’ll see people absorbed…

Episode 1 – Should drugs be legalised?

Welcome to our first PsychLiverpool Podcast. This podcast is a platform for staff and students within the Psychology department at the University of Liverpool to discuss both research and controversial…