Listing all results (21)

These four school briefings from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) look at the problems of smoking, alcohol and drug addiction amongst young people. Each of the four information sheets focuses on an aspect of addiction and presents the findings, concerns and recommendations of researchers.

The...

This collection of resources from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) gives support materials for teachers in schools, helping to provoke debate and discussions and providing useful statistics about the UK population. The materials can be used to explore aspects of mathematics, psychology and health as...

This set of four Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) school briefings look at happiness, what it is, how it can be measured and how it can be enhanced. They look at how happiness affects society and the economy as well as the individual. The briefings discuss research into these areas and can be used to...

These two Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) opinion pieces were written to provoke discussion about social science issues. They were written by ESRC-funded researchers for the Debating Matters competition on the subjects of ageing and carbon emissions. They raise questions about received opinions, giving...

Careers

These Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) careers guides give simple definitions of social science subjects, with ideas about possible careers and examples of ESRC-funded research.

The guides available here are:
* Economics
* Psychology

Methodologies

This group of resources from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) looks at methods of conducting social research and the ethical questions to be considered. Resources explains the qualitatitive and quantitative methods used, and allows students to debate important questions about how research is...

Fantastic world of optical illusions

 

Optical illusions have been fascinating our minds for centuries. By defying common perception and the workings of the eye with subtle, mind-teasing images, we gain a greater understanding of...

Science at work: You and your mind

 

 

Pictorial and practical information on making sense of the world, our perceptions, behaviour, ways of learning, how we think and the type of...

Group discussion book: level 1

 

This book of large – format colour photography is for use in group discussion alongside the Ginn Science activities contained in the Resources file.  ...

ATP Today

The ATP (The Association for the Teaching of Psychology) is a voluntary body run by psychology teachers for psychology teachers. It has an annually-elected committee and provides a variety of services for members, including a telephone help-line, help via email, ethics advice for...

Pages

View all publishers