The Big 5 Season 2 Episode 2 with Connor Leslie

On this episode Connor Leslie tells us about her work on agression detection from both an evolutionary and forensic psychology perspective. Connor discusses the importance of detecting agression for preventing violence. Look out for those aggressive behaviors and try to avoid them on the International Day of Non-violence! #internationaldayofnonviolence

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To follow Connor’s research check her out on Twitter @ConnorLeslie91.

Want to know more about motion capture and psychology research of a more non-violent nature? Check out these studies from members of our department:

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The Big 5 Episode 18: Dr. Faye Horsley “Why do some people engage adaptively with fire while others go on to misuse it?”

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On this smoking hot episode, Dr. Faye Horsley tells us about her work on the human fire relationship. She talks about why people use fire and how we can prevent its misuse. She also tells us about her new book: New Perspectives on Arson and Firesetting: The Human-Fire Relationship.

Show notes:

If you want a copy of Faye’s book, you can buy a print or e-book version here.

If you’d like to know more about Faye’s work, you can follow her on Linked In or check out her Northumbria Staff page.

We’ll be going on summer break after a very successful Season 1 of The Big 5 NU Psych Podcast, but we’ll be back in September with all new students and researchers to tell us about their experience studying psychology at Northumbria University. Please do follow me @BrownGenavee on Twitter to stay updated on Season 2!

Transcript for this episode.