Edition 5

Nigel Sherrif with some revision tips based on psychological knowledge.

As with most things, learning how to revise and perform well in exams are skills that can be mastered with a bit of hard work and practice. This article attempts to outline some of the techniques...

Robert J. Sternberg delivered the Broadbent Lecture at the Society’s London Conference in December 1999.

PROFESSOR Wormbog had every beastie in his collection except one (Mayer, 1976). He had everything from A to Y: an askingforit, a blowfat-glowfish, a croonie, a diddly-dee, an errg, a fydolagump,...

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

Most of us grow up with brothers and sisters — the figure is around 80 per cent for people in the UK and the US. And our relationships with our siblings are the longest-lasting we’ll probably have...

I USED to be a worried social psychologist, fretting that I wasn’t where the action was. I’d collect people’s views on unemployment or their opinions about their friends. I’d get them to fill in...

John Sheppard interviews Tommy MacKay, the Society’s new President, on his life, the year ahead and the joys of (slight) eccentricity.

THE Society had to change, but now it needs a period of stability,’ says the incoming President, Tommy MacKay. ‘It could not expect to stay as it was, with all the world evolving around it. The...