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All in the Mind

Claudia Hammond explores the limits and potential of the human mind

Psychologist Claudia Hammond presents All in the Mind - the series that explores new ideas in how we think and behave. The programmes explore three aspects of human behaviour: issues concerning mental health, the latest neuroscience research, and new ideas in psychology.

Full broadcast details and more information can be found on the BBC programme page.

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Jitka VseteckovaSenior Lecturer in HealthVIEW FULL PROFILE
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Jitka VseteckovaSenior Lecturer in Health

Jitka's role with the Faculty of Health and Social Care in the Open University is multi-faceted and enables her to be involved in research, teaching, supervision and external collaborations. She has an on-going interest in ways via which we can improve health and quality of life outcomes in older adults.

Jitka's previous and current academic and management responsibilities include the development of teaching curricula and the co-ordination of a teams of teaching and administrative staff. She has undertaken a number of satellite responsibilities such as participating in Board of Studies, CPPD Advisory Board, Ethics Committees, Chairing academic committees, leading staff-student liaison committees, programme periodic reviews and employing external examiners and providing extensive pastoral care and academic support to BSc, Master and PhD level students.

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Mathijs LucassenSenior Lecturer in Mental HealthVIEW FULL PROFILE
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Mathijs LucassenSenior Lecturer in Mental Health

Mathijs joined the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) at The Open University in August 2015, and became a WELS media fellow in June 2017.  He originally trained as an occupational therapist, and has worked clinically in mental health services in both England and New Zealand. Immediately prior to starting work at The Open University he worked as a lecturer and research fellow at the Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Auckland.

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