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Psychology@LSE
London School of Economics
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London
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Tel:  +44 (0)20 7955 7712 
Fax:  +44 (0)20 7955 7565

Department Manager
Daniel Linehan
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7712
Email: d.p.linehan@lse.ac.uk|

Service Delivery Manager: MSc Programmes
Jacqueline Crane
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7995
Email: j.c.crane@lse.ac.uk|

PhD Programme and Communications Administrator

Terri-Ann Fairclough
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7700
Email: t.fairclough@lse.ac.uk|

Department Video Playlist

Below are a list of movies from Psychology@LSE.

Course introduction videos

Course videos

PS411 - Current Communication Research|

This course considers social psychological perspectives on the relations between communication and culture. There are three principal aspects to this: the impact of culture on communication; the role of communication in transmitting and shaping culture; and variations of aspects of communication according to cultural differences (including inter-cultural or cross-cultural communication).

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PS418 Health Communication|

This course explores different theories of health communication and their relevance to policy and practice in the fields of health and social development. In the course, we explore four different contextual levels of health communication: interpersonal; community; social; and global. The course provides students with an understand of theory as well as a set of practical tools for health communication.

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PS438 - Corporate Communications|

This course provides an introduction to corporate communication, both internal and external and makes use of different social psychological concepts to improve our understanding of this significant aspect of organisational life. It combines a critical perspective on corporate communication with practical examples provided by invited external experts.

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PS443 - Societal Psychology|

The course tackles key debates for the social sciences through an examination of central theories in Societal Psychology. In doing so it introduces the main theories of Societal Psychology, theories on consciousness, social identity, intergroup relations, attitudes and behaviour, social representations, social influence, language, leadership and social design.

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PS445 - Organisational and Social Decision making|

The course tackles key debates for the social sciences through an examination of central theories in Societal Psychology. In doing so it introduces the main theories of Societal Psychology, theories on consciousness, social identity, intergroup relations, attitudes and behaviour, social representations, social influence, language, leadership and social design.

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PS446 - Organisational and Social Psychology |

The aim of the course is to give a social psychological perspective on the elements of continuity and change surrounding contemporary organisational life. It will focus in particular on the blurring of boundaries within our key organizational relationships: with employees, customers, clients, and stakeholders. Its primary objective is to facilitate students in developing a critical and reflective understanding of these emerging processes.

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PS447 - Psychoanalysis of Communication|

Introduces students to a series of relevant components within Lacanian theory - the distinction between enunciation and statement, the role of the 'big Other' as the third in every dialogue, Lacan's four structures of discourse - before exploring how these ideas might inform, extend and develop how we go about the analysis of communication.

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PS451 -Cognition and Culture|

This course examines recent directions in research relating to the relationships between mind and culture.

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PS456 - Consumer Psychology|

This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the social psychological and cognitive processes behind the consumption of goods and services, and to point at alternative modes of relationship with users/consumers then current relationships, which are based on market and competition.

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PS460 - Inter-cultural Relations and Racism|

The course demonstrates the importance of a Social Psychological perspective for research into inter-cultural relations and racism, with a particular focus on national and community identities, acculturation, multiculturalism, political change and collaboration across difference.

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PS462 - Theory and Practice of Organisational Development|

This course attempts to explore the management of organisational change and development in a practical way. It does this by recognising that there are research-based methodologies for ensuring that the potential inherent in change is harnessed, and that the capacity and potential of the organisation, in the pursuit of a broad range of organisational objectives, are enabled.

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Promotional videos

About the LSE|

As professionals well know, most challenges and bottlenecks in managing such systems as corporations or cities are not technical, but rather psychosocial: inducing or avoiding specific individual motivation and behavior, solving inter-group conflicts, overcoming resistance to change, fostering constructive decision-making, avoiding exclusion, etc.

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Life at the WC2|

This video is intended to guide new or future students' to the facilities at the LSE for students and also highlights of the London WC2 area. We are positioned at the Central Hub of London and pride ourselves on the facilities and attractions near the area.

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Picturing Social Change: Photovoice for Health, Community and Development|

The Health, Community and Development Research Group present an account of the Photovoice method for developing the theory and practice of community participation. Case studies from Kenya, Papua New Guinea and rural Canada.

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Underground Sociabilities - Identity and Culture in Rio's Favelas  |

Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch leads this video describing how during the nineteenth and the twentieth century, rapid economic and social development concentrated ever greater numbers of the Brazilian population in cities. This urban expansion drew in thousands of workers from across the country, where - in the absence of sufficient infrastructure - they settled in shanty towns, or "favelas," on the steep hillsides around the city. See| the Underground Sociabilities website

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Professor Saadi Lahlou introduces the Laboratory of Design for Cognition at EDF R&D |

In this video, Professor Saadi Lahlou gives a guided tour of the ” the Laboratory of Design for Cognition at EDF R&D in France.

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Seminars/lectures and conferences

Psychology@LSE Flagship Lectures|

These lectures delivered by Psychology@LSE staff present key concepts of social and societal psychology to all PhD and MSc students in Social and Cultural Psychology (SCP), Organisational Social Psychology (OSP), Social and Public Communication (SPC) and Health, Community and Development (HCD).

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Professor Saadi Lahlou's Inaugural Lecture|

Changing individual behavior is a major stake for policies and management, but humans think and act as social beings rather than rational agents. The lecture introduced Installation Theory, the principles of which can be used for governance.

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