Are you ready to be a distance learner?

Distance learning is a method of remote education without regular face-to-face tutor contact. Firstly, there are different levels of distance learning. At one end are courses delivered entirely online – You never meet your tutor or fellow students face-to-face and may have online tutorials instead. Communication with your tutor is via Email or telephone, and…

7 good books to read: Book recommendations for student therapists

Behind this blog, I am a bookworm through and through I always have either a book in my hand or playing through audible, I just love to read. Over the months, my Goodreads account has grown immensely, full of all genres from novels to fantasy and even more so since I started my journey to…

The truth about your BSc Psychology degree

Across multiple forums when the topic of a Psychology degree and career opportunities presents itself there’s a lot of misinformation in terms of how much you can and can not do with a BSc degree in Psychology. With a Bachelor’s degree (BSc) often being referred to as “worthless” it’s rather worrying as a student. “Will…

Essential supplies for online students

One of the most important things on your to-do list now you’re an online student is sourcing your school supplies. One of the biggest misconceptions about online study is you will not need anything other than a computer. If you’re curious to discover what my essentials are for distance learners-students in general, keep reading! Essential…

Your brain is constantly deceiving you

Psychological phenomena are definitely something I love exploring! The human brain is a remarkable thing, but it’s certainly not perfect and can sometimes even deceive you. These are a few of my favourite ways I’ve discovered how the human brain can deceive us. Cognitive Dissonance This is when we have two beliefs or behaviour that…

How to pursue a career in Psychology

Since creating my Instagram account in February this is the most popular question in my inbox! So if you’re interested in a career in a psychology-related field but not 100% sure where to begin or perhaps you just have a question about psychology careers then I hope this will prove beneficial. There is so much…

7 Podcasts every Psychology enthusiast should listen to

I love a good podcast! They have become a part of my life for sourcing specific entertainment and education topics. They’re such a great source of free information and a fun way to speed up your commute, motivate you before studying and learn about new things, you can guarantee I’m listening to one if you…

6 effective study tips backed by science

Hi, welcome back to A Psychology Girl, today’s post is all about studying effectively. Creating the right environment and mindset which in turn will help motivate and most importantly help you retain valuable information. 6 effective study tips backed by science Focus on the process, not the outcome Instead of focusing on the grade you’re…

How to increase your psychology knowledge outside of studies

Psychology is a vast field of science with roughly 170 professions related to it. There’s not much you can do career-wise with a bachelors degree in psychology, in the UK you need at least a masters degree /Ph.D. alongside being a chartered membership to an awarding body. However, if you’re going to progress your studies,…

Why study Psychology?

It’s become increasingly clear that there are many misconceptions about what psychology actually is and what psychologist actually do. Before I get into why study psychology I’d like to make it clear that psychology is a science and please don’t let anybody tell you otherwise! I have read speculation around this discussion across the internet….