Archive

The pros and caffeine

Can caffeine actually keep you fit and healthy into old age? Rebecca Thompson and Karen Keene investigate.

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Bats amongst birds

Daniel Freeman and Philippa A. Garety take a look at the psychology of paranoia.

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Drawing conclusions from children's art

Esther Burkitt on whether those pictures stuck to the fridge are really a window to a child’s mind.

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Terrorism, 9/11 and psychology

Andrew Silke looks at the responses, obstacles and ways forward.

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Intersex - special issue

Lih-Mei Liao and Mary Boyle guest edit this special issue. Iain Morland exposes the psychoanalytic roots of modern surgical management of intersexuality; Celia Kitzinger discusses the implications of intersexuality for the psychology of women; Melissa Hines writes on the role of hormones in brain development and behaviour; and Lih-Mei Liao and Mary Boyle ask what we can learn from intersex people themselves.

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Student writer competition winners

In the undergraduate category, Alexa Ispas looks at repairing historical rifts - is collective guilt the answer? Then in the postgraduate category, Susan Rasmussen looks at the imperfection of perfectionism.

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Why I study...Disgust

By Graham C.L. Davey

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The use and abuse of student participants

Hugh Foot and Alison Sanford on the practical and ethical issues involved in using students in research.

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Are you what you have?

Helga Dittmar on consumer society and its effects on our sense of identity.

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Educational psychology in an age of uncertainty

Irvine S. Gersch, winner of the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Professional Psychology 2002, on how to ensure that educational psychologists meet the needs of the country.

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Don't look now... I'm trying to think

Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon on the importance of children’s eye gaze.

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Time to make our mark

Steve Newstead believes psychology can improve the reliability and validity of student assessment.

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