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Michael Argyle

Roger Lamb and Mary Sissons Joshi pay tribute to social psychologist Michael Argyle, who died on 6 September.

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Personal space: The evil that men, women and children do

Meg Barker considers news depictions of children as victims and perpetrators of ‘evil’ acts.

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Why I study...adolescence

John Coleman

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Sorted: Ecstasy facts and fiction

Jon Cole, Harry Sumnall and Charles Grob argue that the long-term effects of Ecstasy use are far from clear, and that psychologists are muddying the waters. With peer commentaries from Michael Morgan, Rodney Croft, and Andy Parrott.

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Stress and anxiety in sport

Jan Graydon looks beyond the yips and the jitters.

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A stranglehold on the development of psychology?

At his Distinguished Contributions to the Teaching of Psychology Award Lecture Tony Gale argued that the Society’s accreditation of the psychology degree has hindered the growth of the discipline.

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Sex, death and war

Associate Editors for Conference reports Kate Cavanagh and Paul Redford introduce our coverage of the 2002 Annual Conference.

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Complementary and alternative medicine

Adrian Furnham on the role of psychology in understanding the dramatic rise of alternative therapies.

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The body

Guest Editors Karen Ciclitira and Jane Weaver introduce the Psychology of Women Section’s special issue on the body.

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Focus on femininity

Jim McCourt meets Dr Precilla Choi to explore gender and the body.

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Unreliable assessment in civil litigation

Michael J. Scott and Sundeep Sembi's Personal Space

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Putting beauty back in the eye of the beholder

Anthony Little and David Perrett (winner of the 2000 Presidents’ Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge) discuss evolution and individual differences in face preference.

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