Archive

State of the art - nonverbal communication

Peter Bull on how our bodies can speak volumes.

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After the facts

Guest Editor Ray Bull introduces a special issue on the contribution of forensic psychology to helping the police get the truth...and nothing but the truth.

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Mental health act reform - Emerging challenges

David Pilgrim and David Hewitt discuss the practical and legal implications of the proposed ‘clinical supervisor’ role.

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Happiness - stuck with what you've got?

David Lykken and Mike Csikszentmihalyi debate the impact of genetic factors on happiness.

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Objects, affordances...action!

At the 2000 London Conference Glyn Humphreys gave his Presidents’ Award Lecture on the cognitive neuroscience of action selection.

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Forever the reluctant Europeans? / Sharing perspectives

Marco Cinnirella on British attitudes towards European integration, and Ingrid Lunt on the VIIth European Congress of Psychology and the Society’s international role.

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War and peace

Ed Cairns with his practical recommendations for ending war and promoting peace.

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Head to Head: Is hearing voices a sign of mental illness?

TONY DAVID says yes, IVAN LEUDAR disagrees.

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Crime prevention

To address the centenary slogan ‘Bringing psychology to society’ The Psychologist is pleased to introduce a series of articles taking the form of practical advice on how to tackle major societal problems. In the first of these ‘action plans’ David P. Farrington proposes ways in which psychology can contribute to the reduction of crime. Also in this month's centenary coverage, biographies of J.G. Taylor, Carl Rogers, and Susan Isaacs, and 'Reducing the psychological impact of unemployment' by Mary Dalgleish.

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Genetics and behaviour - peer commentary

Robert Plomin argues that psychologists should prepare to maximise the benefits and minimise the risks that will emerge from DNA research. Commentaries are provided by Martin Richards, Jonathan Flint, Steven Rose, Anita Thapar and Jane Holmes, Theresa Marteau and Andrew Wilkie.

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On reading, reflex and research

Could a simple exercise routine significantly improve the reading of dyslexic children? Angus Smyth caught up with Martin McPhillips to find out more about the technique.

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Back (again) to the future

Helen Haste, Amy Hogan and Yiannis Zachariou on what our members think is in store for psychology in the next 25 years

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