The Lecture recordings and notes for this course can be accessed HERE.
Psychology: The Science of Behaviour and Mind
We are delighted to announce the 2022-23 Evening Course, run by the TCD School of Psychology. This evening lecture course will present an overview of contemporary psychology and introduce participants to cutting-edge research undertaken by School of Psychology staff.
The first lecture will be given by our new Head of School, Professor Sven Vanneste:
Advances in Brain Stimulation for the treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
The lectures will start on Wednesday 5th October, at 7pm in the JM Synge Theatre in TCD, and will also be available on zoom.
The evening course will run through from October, to March 2023.
This lecture course will present an overview of contemporary psychology and introduce participants to cutting-edge research undertaken by School of Psychology staff.
- How babies learn to talk
- Brain imaging
- Experimental neuropsychology revelations from the broken brain
- Using emotions to overcome emotional distress
- Perceiving our world
- Early adversity and later development
- Social neuroscience
- Childhood sexual abuse & its psychological consequences
* Lecture topics may vary depending upon staff availability in the current year.
The course is a lecture series, and there are no exams or course work involved. Participants who attend at least 14 of the 18 lectures will receive a Certificate of Attendance. The course does not provide an academic qualification.
€195 for eighteen weeks.
A concession rate (€95) is available to second and full time third-level students, unemployed persons and those in receipt of a social welfare pension. Payment and proof of status MUST accompany the application form. This may be, for example, a letter from second/third level institution, proof of receipt of social welfare pension or unemployment benefits.
How to Apply
The application form is available online only here. Applications in person for 2022-23 courses are temporarily unavailable. You may apply as follows:
Please apply in advance;
If seeking a concession rate, email the proof of status to Evening Course Coordinator at email@example.com;
Applicants may pay their fee online using a Credit or Debit Card via PayPal Facility below.
Confirmation of receipt of application form and payment; along with information about enrolment and online classes will be sent by email in September. Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis.
This course will run for a duration of 18 weeks, commencing in October 2022 and running to March of 2023.
The lectures will span Michaelmas term in the Autumn, and Hilary Term in the spring.
Please note that it is not possible to join the course for a single term.
Time and Place
Wednesday evenings, 7-8.15pm. In the first semester, lectures will be delivered both in person in the JM Synge Theatre at TCD College, Dublin 2 and on zoom.
|Lecture No||Date||Lecture||Professor||Email address|
|Mich. Term 2022|
|1||5.10.22||Advances in Brain Stimulation for the treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders||Prof. Sven Vannestefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|2||12.10.22||Psychoanalysis and the Conflicted Mind’||Dr. John O'Connoremail@example.com|
|3||19.10.22||What Can Experimental Psychology Tell Us About The Unconscious Mind?||Dr. Michael Gormleyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|4||26.10.22||Neuroimaging Of The Emergence Of Cognition In Infants||Dr. Rhodri Cusackemail@example.com|
|5||2.11.22||The wandering mind: perspectives from psychology and neuroscience||Dr. Paul Docreefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|6||9.11.22||Challenges Of Implementing Organisational Change||Dr. Siobhán Corriganemail@example.com|
|7||16.11.22||The Psychology Of Habits: How They Form And How To Break Them||Dr. Robert Whelanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|8||23.11.22||The Language Puzzle – How Infants Acquire Language||Dr. Jean Quigleyemail@example.com|
|9||30.11.22||The Psychology of the Climate Crisis||Dr. Clare Kellyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|10||7.12.22||Using Emotions To Overcome Emotional Disorders||Prof. Laco Timulakemail@example.com|
|Hilary Term 2023|
|11||25.1.23||The genetics of psychological wellbeing”.||Dr. Kristin Hadfieldfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|12||1.2.23||Title, tbc.||Prof. Sonia Bishopemail@example.com|
|13||8.2.23||How Can We Bring A Damaged Brain Back Into Action?||Prof. Richard Carsonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|14||15.2.23||Title tbc.||Dr. Lorina Naciemail@example.com|
|15||22.2.23||Title tbc.||Kevin Tierneyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|16||1.3.23||Childhood Sexual Abuse and its Psychology Consequences||Rosaleen McElvaney|
|17||15.3.23||Title tbc||Adele Graziemail@example.com|
|18||22.3.23||Title tbc||Dr. Claire Gillanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|29.3.23||(Date in reserve in case of cancellations etc).|
Enquiries to the School of Psychology regarding the Evening Course via email: email@example.com.