Archive

Interview - Branching out

Jim McCourt interviews Dominic Upton, Chair of the BPS Branches Forum.

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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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Healthy body, healthy mind?

Nanette Mutrie on the relationship between exercise and psychological well-being.

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The modern media - Avoiding pitfalls, advancing psychology

Sue Gardner (Ethics Committee), Pam Briggs and Camilla Herbert (Press Committee) seek your views on new challenges facing psychologists in the media.

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Clinical research under threat

According to Glyn V. Thomas, Graham Turpin and Caroline Meyer, training clinical psychologists to doctoral standards has not prevented a decline in research.

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Working with offenders - The ins and outs

Graham Towl, Head of Psychology for the Prison Service and the National Probation Service, on working towards an effective partnership.

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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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In the blink of an eye

Francine Shapiro and her eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing therapy have had their critics. But here, with Louise Maxfield, she argues that it is safe, rapid and effective.

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Decisions, decisions

Clare Harries and David Hardman introduce the sepcial issue on judgement and decision making.

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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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