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Psychology Live! Educational Psychology Conference

Psychology Live! is the best possible way to spend time outside the classroom whilst bringing Psychology studies to life. This unmissable event gives students the opportunity to meet experts face to face and provide them with all the inspiration they need for their exams including memorable examples and case studies.

Speakers will present the most current issues with presentations linked to key topics covered in the AQA, OCR and Edexcel A Level curriculum. Every student will come home feeling encouraged in their academic achievement and career development having had a memorable and enjoyable experience!

Speakers
The Package
Travel Options
Places to Stay
  • Speakers

    Shivani Lamba - Forensic Outreach

    Shivani Lamba - Forensic Outreach

    Shivani Lamba is the founder and managing director of Forensic Outreach, based in London, which she initially joined as Programme Coordinator in 2009. She spearheaded the organisation’s initiative to create public engagement experiences online. The organisation was established in 2001, and has long been a dynamic and active part of the science curriculum in classrooms throughout the UK and EU. It was conceived to introduce forensic science as an integrative and cross-disciplinary approach to science education, and has delivered programmes to hundreds of schools, charities and Museums. She has consulted on these subjects for press including The Guardian, and recently NPR’s Serial.

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    Michelle Fletcher – Clinical Psychologist

    Michelle Fletcher – Clinical Psychologist

    Michelle has twelve years of experience working in forensic and clinical settings including; Senior Manager of Psychology and Interventions at HMP & YOI Doncaster, Chartered Psychologist at Stockton Hall Hospital, a medium secure unit and Head of Psychology in a maximum security prison in the Scottish Prison Service. She has extensive experience conducting group and individual treatment interventions with offenders, focusing on the following treatment needs; management of aggression and anger, substance misuse, problem solving skills, assertiveness training, depression and low self-esteem, social skills training, post-traumatic stress, relapse prevention and anxiety management.

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    Simon Clarkson – ThinkWorks

    Simon Clarkson – ThinkWorks

    An accomplished programme deliverer and keynote speaker, Simon has developed and delivered programmes to a diverse range of individuals and organisations; these include, Private Sector organisations such as Rolls Royce, Fremantle Media, Anglo American and many SME's; Public Sector bodies such as the North West Development Agency and Lancashire County Council, and sporting clients from within Formula 1, Olympians to Premiership Rugby and Premier League Football.

    Simon has delivered in more than 10 countries and 4 continents across the world and delivers dynamic and powerful programmes on subjects from Leadership, Change, Winning Teams and Cultures to Peak Performance, Innovative Thinking, Sales and Customer Devotion.

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    Dr Rosa Whalen - University of Liverpool

    Dr Rosa Whalen - University of Liverpool

    Dr Rosa Whalen is a researcher at the the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Liverpool.  Her research has focused on the effect of junk food advertising on children's appetite and eating habits.  

    Dr Whalen will be speaking on the impact of branding and advertising on behaviours (including impulse control) and specific preferences in children. She will reference Disney amongst the case studies featured in their presentation.

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    Dr. Annemeike Apergis-Schoute - University of Cambridge

    Dr. Annemeike Apergis-Schoute - University of Cambridge

    Dr Apergis-Schoute is a post-doctoral researcher within the Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge. Her work focuses on how humans acquire emotions, in particular fear, and most importantly how to extinguish negative memories or how to have control over negative states.

    She will explore the best way to move past our fears, referencing Disney amongst the case studies to explore how roller coasters, thrill rides, and haunted houses create effective physical thrills and jolts by shaking up your body and your brain.

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  • The package

    The Package

    • Return travel by Coach, Eurostar or Air
    • 2 nights bed & breakfast accommodation at Disneyland® Paris (additional nights available at a supplement)
    • Park Hopper Ticket
    • Attendance at the 2018 Psychology Live! Conference
    • Curriculum-linked workbook for students
    • 1:10 free place ratio for staff on a twin room basis
    • Group Leader’s conference pack
    • Services of the Events Team in Disneyland® Paris throughout your stay

    NB: £10.00 Supplement for all group members aged 18 years or over (except group leaders travelling on a free place)

  • Travel Options
    • 2 Night Coach Travel Package

      Sunday 4 March - Tuesday 6 March 2018

      1 DAY PARK TICKET

      Sunday: Morning departure for Disneyland® Paris, overnight at Disneyland® Paris
      Monday: Psychology Live! & Free time in the park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris
      Tuesday: Return coach travel.
    • 3 Night Coach Travel Package

      Sunday 4 March - Wednesday 7 March 2018

      2 DAY PARK TICKET

      Sunday: Morning departure for Disneyland® Paris, overnight at Disneyland® Paris
      Monday: Psychology Live! Free time in park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris
      Tuesday: Day trip to Paris. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris
      Wednesday: Morning free in the Park. Return coach travtravel.
    • 3 Nights including Overnight Coach Travel Package

      Saturday 3 March - Tuesday 6 March 2018

      2 DAY PARK TICKET

      Saturday: Late evening departure. Night time channel crossing
      Sunday: Morning arrival at Disneyland® Paris. Day free to use your Disneyland® Pass. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris
      Monday: Psychology Live! Free time in park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris.
      Tuesday: Return coach travel
    • 2 Night Eurostar Travel Package

      Sunday 4 March - Tuesday 6 March 2018

      2 DAY PARK TICKET

      Sunday: Afternoon departure from St Pancras International. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris.
      Monday: Psychology Live! Free time in Park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris.
      Tuesday: Free time to use your Disneyland® Pass. Early afternoon departure. Arrive back in London early evening.
  • Places to stay
    • disney hotel

      Disney's Hotel Cheyenne®

      Rating: 2 Star

      The Disney Hotel Cheyenne is situated within Disneyland Paris, close to the Disney parks and the Disney Village. The hotel is a 10-15 minute walk to the Parks or alternatively there is a free shuttle bus that runs approximately every 12 minutes and is operated from 06h30-23h30. Students will be accommodated in triple bedded rooms, which consists of a double bed and a set of bunk beds all with private facilities. The hotel complex is equipped with a Red Garter Saloon Bar, which will only admit over 18’s upon proof of age (passport required).

Students will be provided with a workbook prior to the conference which will include a programme of the event as well as background information about the speakers. The workbooks are a great research tool to be used in the classroom prior to travelling to help students to prepare questions for the Q&A sessions at the conference.

 

Who is this for?

Key Stage 5 students of Psychology. The conference is designed to complement studies across a wide range of topics. Our guest speakers will cover the following topics:

• Criminal Psychology and CBT

• Advertising to Children

• The Psychology of Fear

Also held on the same day will be Media Live! making this the ideal event to bring a mixed group of students from across the curriculum.

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