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Psychological defence mechanisms - The example of repression

Chris R. Brewin and Bernice Andrews uncover parallels between repression and modern cognitive theories of forgetting

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Towards an ethical use of animals

Stephen E. G. Lea introduces the Society’s new guidelines for psychologists working with animals.

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The amygdala, emotion and learning

In the 1999 Spearman Medal Lecture Simon Killcross discussed the complex role of this influential part of the brain.

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Continuing professional development

Update by Sue Sharrock, Chair of the Standing Committee for the Continuing Professional Development of Psychologists (SCCPDP).

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Deceiving others or deceiving themselves?

Lynn B. Myers explores repression: what it is, how it’s done and what it might mean for psychological research and for repressors themselves.

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Why I study - Bullying in Schools

Peter K. Smith

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Psychiatric diagnosis: More questions than answers

David Pilgrim argues that recent Society guidance on the use of diagnostic classifications in court misses the point.

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State of the Art: Siblings

Judy Dunn reveals the illuminating perspectives offered by the study of what are, for most people, their longest-lasting relationships.

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Silk Purse or Sow's Ear?

Stephen Newstead gives a psychological perspective on recent developments in higher education. This article is an abridged version of his Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Teaching of Psychology lecture at the Society’s London Conference, December 1999.

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State of the Art: Language Acquisition

David Messer looks at the continuing controversies.

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State of the art: Computer models of creativity

Margaret A. Boden explores how computers can help us understand human creativity.

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Special issue: Clinical Neuropsychology in Practice

Guest Editor Graham Beaumont introduces a special issue on clinical neuropsychology.

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