Archive

Faces in the wild

Brian Parkinson (University of Oxford) reviews the evidence on interpersonal effects of facial expression.

‘A man got to do what he got to do’

Chris Athanasiadis suggests how depressed men can transcend their stoic approach.

The power of the arts

Sally Marlow and Kate Johnstone, Associate Editors for Culture, consider its novel use in mental health.

False memories of childhood abuse

Are therapists to blame? Chris R. Brewin and Bernice Andrews consider the evidence in a controversial area.

‘Living well with dementia has become a key focus of policy’

We meet Linda Clare, Professor of Clinical Psychology of Ageing and Dementia at the University of Exeter.

Is slowness the essence of knowledge?

Eloise Stark looks at whether ‘slow and steady wins the race’.

Pull up a chair

Matthew Pugh on the use and potential of chairwork.

A revolution in thinking

Ali Teymoori and Rose Trappes consider Immanuel Kant’s influence on psychology.

‘I was doing my childhood dream job, thanks to psychology’

James Olav Hill is a psychology graduate and a freelance shooting producer director for television.

We stand together

Our journalist Ella Rhodes speaks to just a few of the researchers and practitioners seeking to understand and tackle extremism in its many forms.

‘Never before had such a witch hunt been initiated’

A British Psychological Society Annual Conference 2017 round-up

A no-brainer in Bangor

The colours are brighter

5 minutes with… Julie Stokes

‘Art was my salvation’

Hopeful dementia messages at the Imagination Café

A curveball angle

A psychology summer

Learning styles and research

G... is for Gratitude

Religious conflict?

‘Keeping pace with the world of work is not easy’

President’s letter July 2017

My shelfie… Dr Jackie Abell (Reader in Social Psychology, Coventry University

‘There’s a fertile middle ground, but it can be lonely working there’

Teaching communication skills

Apps for teenagers who are self-harming

Book reviews - July 2017

Politics and psychology

Reflections on the British Psychological Society

Featured job: Head of Psychological Services, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Moving beyond the ‘disadvantage stakes’?

Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing

‘The fact that we have access to so many different opinions is driving us to believe that we’re in information bubbles’

Poppy Noor meets Michal Kosinski, psychologist, data scientist and Professor at Stanford University

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Minds run free

Psychologists, like much of the population, have been bitten by the running bug. What do they get out of it, and does their experience chime with the science?

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Five depictions of the brain

Andrew P. Wickens (a winner of the British Psychological Society’s Book Award) considers their historical significance.

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A brave new world of sleep?

Gareth Gaskell reviews the evidence on memory consolidation during sleep.

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The pain of youth

Ahead of their British Psychological Society seminar series, Line Caes and Abbie Jordan call for creativity in research design. Living with chronic health conditions during adolescence can bring particular psychological and social challenges. But do we need to make more effort to hear the voices of those affected?

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The real deal

Stephen Joseph calls for more research into the psychology of authenticity.

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