7 July 2017
Psychology has recently become one of the most popular subjects to study in English universities. However, this sudden rise has inevitably led to many misconceptions about the course. Here are seven of them.
Remember this is the study of human behaviour, rather than learning magical mind-reading powers.
Ah yes, the most often-cited psychologist. Just remember guys – there are thousands of other psychologists out there.
Firstly, our studies are not just looking at someone and analysing them; and secondly, do you definitely want to hear what we might say about you? *Winking face*
That’s not something to brag about! We study some severe conditions and some very specialised cases.
Psychology requires a lot of investment of both both time and money, so mates' rates are definitely out once I'm qualified!
What's girlie about science? We might not wear white coats but psychology is a science.
We’ve studied enough statistics to know that it probably uses a bias sample or is interpreted in a skewed way.
5 November 2020
Moving away to go to university in a city you’re unfamiliar with is rather daunting, to say the least. I can relate. When I first moved to Cambridge from London as an undergraduate a few years ago I felt quite alienated. From my acknowledgement… Read more…