Huge congratulations to Poppy Berdoy-Webster, who is this year’s winner of the GDST Psychology Essay Competition! Many congratulations also to Freya McCarthy, who has been Highly Commended for her essay. Entrants had to discuss what makes social networks so addictive, with reference to psychological research into genetic vulnerability, neurotransmitters, personality, self-esteem and social learning as well as modelling.

Head of Psychology at OHS, Pepita Torbrand was delighted with Poppy’s and Freya’s impressive performance and success.

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