Archive

Defining issues

Andrew M. Colman discusses the specialist vocabulary of psychology and the problems of compiling a psychological dictionary.

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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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Who wants to be a millionaire? The quiz as quest

Martin Roiser and Dave Stevens take a look at the television quiz Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? in search of legendary themes and roles.

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Weird and wonderful

NEIL MARTIN, Associate Editor for ‘Research in brief’, with 100 odd-sounding papers from the world of psychology and related disciplines.

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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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Why I study...anomalistic psychology

Christopher C. French

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State of the art: Sleep

Jim Horne discusses the latest research on sleep, dreaming and sleep deprivation.

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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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Why I study...stress in doctors

Jenny Firth-Cozens

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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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