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Why is Psychology so WEIRD?

Article by Haqeem Moreton, Year 1 student for the 2020/2021 academic year I recently wrote a lab report on gender norms in educational achievement. Of course, by gender norms, I mean those norms relating to males and females. I felt compelled to specify as such, for it seemed an injustice to those peoples who identify …

Importance of Mental Health

Article by Malmaruhan A/L Bala Murugan, Year 2 student for the 2020/2021 academic year I’m genuinely glad that we live in times where the importance of mental health has become more prevalent especially among us youths in this era. However, I’ve always felt that not everyone really understands why & how mental health is equally …

Freud: Lesser known facts

Article by Tanushri Jayani A/P Krishna Murthi, Year 1 student for the 2020/2021 academic year Sigismund Schlomo Freud, commonly known as Sigmund Freud requires no introduction. Known as the ‘Father of Modern Psychology’, his contributions in psychology is not only known by his peers, but by the public as well. For example, terms such as …

Love in the Time of COVID-19

Article by Chelsie Lajutan Elves, Year 3 student for the 2020/2021 academic year Lessons from a time that our grandkids will never hear the end of.        The pandemic has been difficult on everybody; from the already disadvantaged and less fortunate to the more privileged classes, all ages and generations of people. It’s normal to …

And the Journey begins! Starting university with a touch of COVID 19

Article by Sasvi Sithumya Sooriyaarachchi, Year 1 student for the academic year 2020/2021 Everyone considers life a battle of Ups and Downs, Success and Regrets. However, I am inclined to think of myself as one who’s had significantly more regrets than accomplishments. Like many others, university was going to be my new start – a …

Journey Through The Years: Harini

I cannot believe how quickly three years have passed since I first came to UNMC. I still remember how excited and nervous I was trying to find the induction room on my first day, meeting my new friends for the very first time. Sometimes it even feels like I still am in Dr Alex’s Cognitive …

School of Psychology’s response to Covid-19

As I begin to write this article, I am reminded faintly of the last face-to-face LCF meeting we had in February and Dr. Keeble informing us that there might be a high possibility of moving to online lectures and distance learning, while that was disheartening he also mentioned that the School of Psychology (SoP) has …

Journey Through The Years: Masturah

Throughout my journey as a Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience student in UNM, I have received constant engagement, guidance, words of encouragement – all of which have made me into a better person today. I have gained more confidence in my own abilities and have had the chance to engage in opportunities such as an internship …

Interview with MINDAKAMI founders

This article is part of a series featuring projects and work done by alumni from the School of Psychology in the University of Nottingham Malaysia. We recently spoke to two of the founders of MINDAKAMI, a self-funded initiative across multiple platforms that holds discussions on mental health, targeted primarily at Malaysian youth. MINDAKAMI runs various …

Fun podcast with Dr Jess

UNMC Diaries is a podcast run by students, for students, in the University of Nottingham Malaysia. Their 17th episode features Dr Jess Price, and looks at various topics from tackling exams to tackling attendance monitoring! (The entire podcast can be found here: https://anchor.fm/unmc-diaries) UNMC Diaries is also on Facebook!