Edition 12

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.

Michelle Brown.

AS part of my course at the University of Bath, each student has to complete a mandatory 30-week placement in the third year. Having a strong interest in memory and a grandfather who suffered from...

Roger Lamb and Mary Sissons Joshi pay tribute to social psychologist Michael Argyle, who died on 6 September.

PROFESSOR Michael Argyle was arguably the most internationally respected British social psychologist. He did more than any other individual in the UK to define the scope of social psychology, and...

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...