health psychology

The University College London Centre for Behaviour Change has hosted its first-ever conference, around the theme of digital technologies in health behaviour change initiatives. The two-day event, at Senate House in London, drew speakers from an array of disciplines, from...

The Centre for Behaviour Change at University College London has launched a new venture with global health provider Bupa, to develop applied digital behavioural change initiatives in key health issues. Named the Global Institute for Digital Health Excellence (...

Tobacco manufacturers could be forced to adopt so-called 'plain packaging' in England as soon as 2016, after Public Health Minister Jane Ellison outlined the Conservative-Lib Dem coalition government's move yesterday. MPs are expected to be given a free vote on the issue...

I understand that psychology was not your first career choice.
Correct. I originally studied town and country planning but quickly got interested in psychology. The main driver was that I am an identical twin. In fact, I am a ‘mirror’ twin, where the...

Can you remember how many times your dentist has reassured you, for example, during an anaesthetic injection? Do you suspect that the phrase from the dentist ‘It won’t hurt’ only serves as a warning that it is going to be painful, even though the dentist appears very genuine...