Archive

The power of music

Adrian C. North and David J. Hargreaves introduce the special issue with a look at how music psychology is changing in the digital era

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Parasites, minds and cultures

Could the most human of qualities owe their existence to tiny, mindless organisms? Justin H. Park and Mark Schaller investigate

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Eye on Fiction - Where the wild things are

Richard Gottlieb analyses Maurice Sendak’s fascinating 1963 picture book, in this 2009 article on the eve of its cinematic release.

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Choosing the right tools to find the right people

Jacob B. Hirsh looks at performance prediction, an area with some of the strongest relationships in psychological research

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Dreaming -motivated or meaningless?

Mark Blagrove on a land still stubbornly slow to offer up its secrets

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Dancing plagues and mass hysteria

John Waller on how distress and pious fear have led to bizarre outbreaks across the ages.

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Social cognitive theory goes global

Albert Bandura spoke to a packed audience at Friends House on 22 April about how he is abating urgent global problems by psychosocial means

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The challenge of the Layard initiative

John Marzillier and John Hall introduce a collection of opinion pieces on ‘improving access to psychological therapies’

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Think having children will make you happy?

Think again, suggests Nattavudh Powdthavee – you’re experiencing a focusing illusion

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Can humour make students love statistics?

Andy Field, winner of the Society’s Book Award, on how he makes use of eels, quails and lap dancers in his teaching

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An energetic approach

Patrick Devine-Wright talks to Jon Sutton about crossing disciplinary boundaries in order to tackle issues of sustainability

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Obesity -Is physical activity the key?

Stuart Biddle thinks so, but Terry Dovey disagrees

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