Edition 12

At the Annual Conference in Blackpool Vicki Bruce gave her Presidential Address on getting psychological research to the people who use it.

In this article I will argue that the UK Research Assessment Exercise, while useful in some respects, is in danger
of limiting the wider dissemination and application of research findings....

...Or do too many cooks spoil the broth? Rebecca Thompson investigates collaborative memory.

The common adages ‘Two heads are better than one’, ‘Many hands make light work’ and ‘Too many cooks spoil the broth’ highlight interesting patterns of human behaviour. They suggest that the...

The winner of the 2000 Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research Contributions to Psychology, Richard J. Crisp, describes his research on the potential of ‘multiple social categorisation’ in reducing prejudice.

IF you think of conflicts around the world, a common link emerges: in many cases they can be traced to differences in religion, ethnicity, or countless other bases for group membership. The...

Annette Karmiloff-Smith plays detective to unravel the genetic basis of Williams syndrome.

JAMES Watson’s contribution to the discovery of the structure of DNA in the 1950s and to the sequencing of the human genome half a century later cannot fail to excite all those fascinated by human...

Jim McCourt interviews Dominic Upton, Chair of the BPS Branches Forum.

Peter Stannett on equal opportunities in psychology.

I am someone with athetoid cerebral palsy and a strong interest in physiology and psychology.
I graduated in psychology and then completed an MSc in health psychology. One of my initial (but...

Including President's Column, news, and a news analysis by Noreen Tehrani on what psychologists can offer in the wake of recent traumatic events.

Geraldine O'Hare on the Soham murders and The Psychologist drug controversy.