Tag: Psychology

Connecting Generations – Celebrating and learning event 11/4/19

Following the popular series “Hen Blant Bach” and “The Toddlers that took on dementia” on S4C and BBC Wales, Dr Catrin Hedd Jones and her KESS MREs student Mirain Llwyd Roberts, are working with Gwynedd Council and Grŵp Cynefin Housing to invite practitioners to share and celebrate the growing intergenerational work in the UK. Three… Read more »

Exercise can fast-track your workplace well-being – here’s how

Exercise

This article by Rhi Willmot, KESS 2 PhD researcher at Bangor University, is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Exercise has been found to reduce stress, increase positive mood, decrease anxiety and alleviate depression. But you may not know that the emotional well-being associated with exercise is also linked to key attributes that can help us while we work. One… Read more »

An introduction to Positive Psychology and Well-being at The Health Dispensary – by Jen Ward

Positive Psychology

This article by Jen Ward, KESS 2 PhD researcher at Cardiff Metropolitan University, is republished from the ‘Health Dispensary Pharmacy and Wellness Clinic’ website. Read the original article here. ‘if positive psychology teaches us anything, it is that all of us are mixture of strengths and weaknesses. No one has it all, and no one lacks it all’   Christopher… Read more »

Emotions: how humans regulate them and why some people can’t

This article by Leanne Rowlands, KESS 2 PhD Researcher in Neuropsychology at the School of Psychology, Bangor University, is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Take the following scenario. You are nearing the end of a busy day at work, when a comment from your boss diminishes what’s left of your dwindling patience…. Read more »

“The Toddlers who took on Dementia”: KESS 2 MRes project features on BBC Wales documentary

The toddlers who took on dementia

“The Toddlers who Took on Dementia” is a BBC Wales documentary that follows three days of planned activities which aimed to examine what happens when nursery children come together with people living with Dementia. Psychologists from Bangor University worked closely with Darlun TV to create person centred activities which were engaging for both ages. The… Read more »

Hen Blant Bach wins Silver in International Film & Television Award

Original article posted by Bangor University: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/news/latest/hen-blant-bach-wins-silver-in-international-film-television-award-36444 A programme, of which Bangor University was an integral part, has won a Silver Award in the 2018 New York Festivals International Film and Television Awards. Hen Blant Bach, a production by Darlun production company won the Award in the Community Portraits documentary category. The series was a new… Read more »

Hen Blant Bach nominated for International Film & Television Award

Hen Blant Bach

Original article posted by Bangor University: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/news/latest/hen-blant-bach-nominated-for-international-film-television-award-35876 A programme, of which Bangor University was an integral part, has received international praise by reaching the 2018 New York Festivals International Film and Television Awards final. Hen Blant Bach, a production by Darlun production company is nominated in the Community Portraits category. The series was a new factual format… Read more »

Tears and laughter as young and old share experiences

Hen Blant Bach

Over recent months, in care centres across Wales, an innovative social experiment has been taking place – and the results are astonishing. In a new series of three emotional programmes on S4C, starting Sunday, 10 December, Hen Blant Bach shows what can happen when six children share their day care with a group of pensioners… Read more »

The science of everyday hand use : Call for participants!

Hand Study

A KESS 2 funded research project at Bangor University are looking for healthy adults to compare with patients who have injured hands as part of an ongoing study. The project works alongside NHS Wales and Bangor University’s School of Psychology. To find out more, or if you are interested in taking part, contact ctsproject@bangor.ac.uk or call 01248 388587

Documenting three good things could improve your mental well-being in work

The Conversation

Article by Kate Isherwood, KESS 2 PhD Student (School of Psychology, Bangor University). Originally published by The Conversation on September 4, 2017. Read the original article. The UK is facing a mental health crisis in the workplace. Around 4.6m working people – 7% of the British population – suffer from either depression or anxiety. In total, 25% of all EU citizens will report a… Read more »