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‘What does a business psychologist actually do’, asked my dad, as we sat down for dinner in London. He’d always been supportive of my career move; in fact, throughout my life, he’s just let me get on with it – with occasional guidance thrown in.

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In hindsight it was probably a midlife crisis. Deciding at 37 that there was more to life than the stresses of a corporate job, dreaming of working for myself, starting out on IVF and guiltily researching an area I was fascinated in, but had no qualifications or knowledge and...

Pick up today’s newspaper, or go online, or turn on the radio. You will immediately be immersed in a world where psychology surely has so much to offer. An evidence-based approach to human behaviour is central to mental health, education, healthcare, employment, crime and...

Two psychologists who have been introducing children across Scotland to how academic research translates into the media have announced the winners of a new competition based on their work. The founder of blog Research the Headlines, Sinead Rhodes, and colleague Alan Gow (...

Thursday’s school shooting in Umpqua Community College Orgeon was just the latest of almost 300 mass gun attacks in the US this year alone. President Obama could...

You started out studying the social behaviour of the gelada baboon. Do you think it’s a natural step from primatology to asking questions about humans?
I think the short answer is yes – almost everybody who has worked on primates has ended up also...