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10/12/2013

Claudia reports on a new study to change teenagers' negative body images. She has a dance lesson with Strictly's Robin Windsor and gets tips to help her brain remember the steps.

Claudia goes behind the scenes of the Science Museum's new psychology exhibition, Mind Maps.

How do you change teenagers' negative body images? Psychological strategies can help young people defend themselves against unrealistic expectations and stop them "fat talking". Claudia Hammond reports on a new study by Dr Helen Sharpe of Kings College London

Last week All in the Mind launched its 25th anniversary Awards scheme. This week clinical psychologist and All in the Mind Award judge Guy Holmes explains what makes a good therapeutic group.

Learning complicated dance steps can be challenging, as the celebrities on BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing discover every week. New research by Professor Margaret Wilson has shown that one technique used by dancers known as marking can improve performance. Claudia cha cha challenges her two left feet with Strictly star Robin Windsor.

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Wed 11 Dec 2013 15:30

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  • Mind Maps 250 Years of Psychology

    Claudia goes behind the scenes of the Science Museum’s new psychology exhibition

    Duration: 06:33

  • Body Image in Teenagers

    New study by Helen Sharpe at KCL London teaches teenagers how to improve their body image

    Duration: 07:32

  • All in the Mind Awards

    Guy Holmes explains what makes a good therapeutic group

    Duration: 05:42

  • Dance and Cognition

    Claudia challenges her two left feet with Strictly Come Dancing star Robin Windsor

    Duration: 07:15

Claudia cha cha cha challenges her two left feet with Strictly’s Robin Windsor

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