To tie in with this month’s special issue, we asked for your views on how a knowledge of psychology had made a difference to your life of work, rest and play. Here’s a selection of the responses.
This month Christian Beresford Jarrett looks at some recent research that links to our special issue theme of higher education. Christian Beresford Jarrett is the editor of the Society’s new Research Digest. For how you can sign up for this free e-mail service, see the inside back cover.
Penny J. Furness considers the psychosocial issues surrounding facial transplants.
There’s a hesitation from my part, thinking that I would be wearing another face that didn't belong to me... But when I look at it logically, it is 2002, this is going to happen...here I am,...
Ian J. Deary, winner of the Society’s 2002 Book Award, ‘looks down’ on a controversial area in this article from October 2003.
Broadcaster Nick Ross on what psychology did for him.
I EXPECTED psychology to teach me how to look into people’s eyes and gain access to their souls. So, to tell you the truth, I was surprised to have to learn about neural pathways and bewildered at...
Articles by Howard Gardner (Higher Education in the era of globalisation), Barry Jones (Alcohol consumption on the campus), Hazel Willis, Margaret Stroebe and Miles Hewstone (Homesick blues), and Rowan Bayne (Love, money and studying: You and your personality type at university).
Our members are a diverse bunch. The one area of common ground is that you have all got a psychology degree, or you are in the process of trying to get one. Maybe your contact with higher...