Y. Barry Chung, Tiffany K. Chang and Ciemone S. Rose consider the issue of LGBT people in the workplace

Many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers face discrimination in the workplace. What forms does this take and what is the degree of discrimination experienced by LGBT persons...

Michael A. Smith looks at glucose effects on human memory performance

Glucose is the brain’s primary fuel, but what is the effect of manipulating blood glucose on human memory performance? There is now a large body of evidence suggesting that under certain...

Lisa Calvano on the psychological impact of caring for spouses and parents

In the UK the number of people 65 and older is expected to double by 2050 to 19 million. With an ageing population and greater longevity, more family members will need to step in as caregivers....

Simon Oxenham and Jon Sutton consider the causes and consequences of bad writing in psychology.
This Valentine's Day, we launch the first ever Research Digest podcast, and take a love-themed trawl through the archives.
Get your poem published, and win a £50 book token courtesy of Wiley Blackwell.
Psychologist Colin Ellard is applying traditional and technological approaches to the study of urban spaces and those who inhabit them. Download PDF for poster.
Suzy Clarkson with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information)
Michelle Lowe and Bob Balfour look at service provision for male sexual abuse survivors

The underreporting of the sexual abuse of males, and the societal disbelief that still presides over men’s experience of sexual violation, means that many males live in fear of reporting their...

Magda Osman refocuses our view on the evidence.

Who is ‘in control’? How do we achieve more ‘agency’? Is any ‘freedom to choose’ that we have illusory? Such debates run throughout bestsellers, including the Nobel Prize-winning work of...

Laura Soulsby and Kate Bennett consider a rich evidence base

Research has shown that social relationships are important for successful ageing. But what is meant by ‘social relationships’, what happens to such relationships as people grow older, and what is...

Jack Dutton meets those with the condition and the researchers who study them. Might it have benefits, and could it even be taught?


To mark the British Psychological Society's Division of Occupational Psychology annual conference, currently taking place in Glasgow, we collect archive contributions from some of the speakers.
Photo and artwork by Cigdem Esin, from a project led by Esin, Corinne Squire, and Chila Burman. Download PDF for poster.
Theodore Lloyd with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information)
Edo Shonin, William Van Gordon and Mark D. Griffiths

There is growing interest in the applications of mindfulness in applied psychological settings. However, the speed at which it is being assimilated by Western psychological and public healthcare...

Freddy Jackson Brown and Duncan Gillard argue that it has a fundamental role to play in psychology making a difference in society.

Far from being dead, many of radical behaviourism’s ideas are at the heart of how we conceptualise and practise psychological science today. This article looks at how radical behaviourism’s views...

Graham Pluck with a story of challenge and survival for millions of young people worldwide.

So-called ‘street children’ live or work in the cities of many countries, particularly in low- and middle- income countries of Latin America, Africa and Asia. They are exposed to violence and...

To mark the anniversary, we take a coaching-themed dip into the archives and report from the international congress.
The editor of the Society's Research Digest, Dr Christian Jarrett, also served as our journalist between 2005 and 2014. Here we collect his features.
A themed trawl of our archives.
Does your work in psychology suit a striking visual approach? Get it published and win a £50 book token!
We mark the first Community Psychology Festival with some archive links [now updated for 2015].
Nesrin Gokcen with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information)
Phil Banyard indicates why we should be worried.

Psychology is under attack. A-level psychology is the recruiting sergeant for undergraduate study but the future is looking uncertain. Psychology is not included as a ‘facilitating subject’ by the...