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The Science Behind ASMR

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) - also known as brain tingles - has quickly become one of the biggest phenomenons on the internet, with more than 13 million videos dedicated to…

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The psychology of Tetris

To celebrate World Tetris Day on 6th June 2014, the University of Sheffield's Dr Tom Stafford discusses why such a simple game is so compelling and reveals the psychology behind the enduring…

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Nothing to wear

Do you ever consider the true cost of your clothing? Does the 'new you' need new clothes? Do you really have nothing to wear? Why not challenge yourself to update your look from your…

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Mind Matters: Can Science Help Turn You Into Mind Readers

Dr Aneurin Kennerley discusses how research using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) can provide demonstrations of thought identification, in some sense, mind reading. Mind Matters is a…

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Mind Matters: The Science of Laughter

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Dr Sophie Scott from University College London, shares her research on understanding the neurology of laughter as well as the expression of emotion through…

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Mind Matters: The Science of Magic

Dr Gustav Kuhn and Dr Megan Freeth explore the neurology behind our experiences of what seems impossible. Using psychology they explain why it's possible for us to be so easily deceived by…

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Mind Matters: Touch Sensing

Dr Kendra Arkley discusses her research on active vibrissal (whisker) touch sensing and how specialised touch sensors (whiskers) are used by animals to explore and make sense of their environment.…

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Mind Matters: Where does humour come from

Developmental Psychologist Dr Elena Hoicka from The University of Sheffield's Psychology Department discusses her research on the origins of humour, exploring when babies first experience…

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How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 8 - Filter out unnecessary noise

In this short series of podcasts I want to help you be more productive with your writing and help you get things done. In this episode want to explore the importance of filters and intrusion…

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How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 4 - A technology approach to dealing with information overload

Welcome to episode four of how to beat digital distraction and write more, I’m Andy Tattersall and I’m Information Specialist at The School of Health and Related Research at The…

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The 11th Roberts Lecture. 'What next for cities and the Northern Powerhouse?' by Lord Jim O'Neill

On 24th February 2016, Lord O'Neill delivered our 11th Roberts Lecture, entitled 'What next for cities and the Northern Powerhouse?' Lord O’Neill, who is championing the…

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Tour our Broadcast Zone

In our Broadcast Zone, journalism students create news content for TV, radio and web, to meet real deadlines. Get a close-up preview of the industry-standard tech that you'll use if you study…

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ScHARR Short Course - An Introduction to using Social Media to Communicate Research

The treadmill of academia is a relentless one: proposal, research, write, present and then hopefully publish before starting all over again, all in the hope that the research is recognised as being…

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International Social Change: Analaysing Policy Responses

Introduction from module leader Majella Kilkey 2018.

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International social change and social problems

Introduction from module leader Majella Kilkey 2018.

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Context, value and skills SCS6061

Introduction from module leader Jadwiga Leigh 2018.

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