This is a podcast of Professor Ray Miller doing the next in his series of talks ‘What Has Psychology Ever Done For Us?’ where he is examining popular myths in psychology. Everybody is a psychologist and most of us have some understanding of how people work. Or, at least, we think we do. Often Psychology is accused of simply being common sense. As a science it merely confirms what we already know intuitively. After all, much of Psychology is common knowledge that we all share, right? Read more
Come along to the community hall on the side of St John’s Church Edinburgh at 6.30pm for some food, some drinks (BYOB) and a talk on psychology by Ray
Title of talk:
Myths of Popular Psychology
No. 7 in the series “What has Psychology ever done for us?”
This is a podcast of Professor Ray Miller talking about the social psychology of relationships. This is the fifth in a series of talks given by Ray at the Ragged University events.
When people talk about relationships, they are often thinking about those interpersonal interactions that characterise our experiences of love and emotion. Relationships are the stuff of fascination, whether it is the search for the perfect partner, the compatibility of personality or horoscope profiles or the headlines about the latest Hollywood make or break-up. But relationships are far more than that: Read more
On 7th February 2013 Prof Ray Miller and Prof Antonella Sorace did a talk at the Counting House in Edinburgh
Name of speaker and subject:
Prof. Ray Miller, Psychologist
Title of talk:
What has Psychology ever done for us? (A story in three parts)
Part 1: All in the Mind: Understanding me, you and the world around us.