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If you're looking for the latest peer-reviewed research in psychology, you'll find a selection in The Psychologist each month, but the real place to head is our Research Digest blog.
To show how fascinating and useful psychology can be, our Research Digest team digest at least one new psychology study for you every weekday. Published by the British Psychological Society since 2005, our aim is to showcase psychological science while also casting a critical eye over its methods. With over 100,000 followers across social media and another 50,000 on email, the Research Digest blog continues to grow in popularity and international prominence, attracting millions of readers every year.
Our team – editor Christian Jarrett and writers Alex Fradera and Emma Young – all have qualifications in psychology and they read thoroughly all the peer-reviewed research they report on. We don’t just pick up on the same studies covered by the mainstream media. We regularly trawl hundreds of peer-reviewed journals looking for the latest findings from across the breadth of psychological science.
Our aim is to write accessible, accurate blog posts on those psychology studies that make an important contribution, that are relevant to real life, timely, novel or thought-provoking. We strive to write in a style that educates, entertains and generates interest, but without resorting to hype.
Complementing our main research reports, the Research Digest publishes monthly longer themed posts, occassional mini-series, and regular guest posts. In February 2015, we launched our podcast, PsychCrunch with over 70,000 downloads to date.
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