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Response to the correlation of IQ and wealth; employment prospects for clinical psychologists; and more

In need of a rigorous review

We are writing in response to an article in the British Journal of Health Psychology, published by the Society. Kanazawa (2006) uses statistics from the UN and...

Update on the mental health bill; the great parenting experiment; and more

Update on the mental health bill; the great parenting experiment; and more

Ray Miller writes on conferences and statutory regulation.

‘Lang may yer lum reek!’ A traditional Scottish greeting at New Year, translating as ‘Long may your chimney smoke’. Leaving aside, for a moment, concerns about carbon emissions and climate change...

Looking at why parents kill their children, and why fathers get more of a negative reputation for it

Why do parents kill their children?

ACCORDING to a recent Mail on Sunday article, ‘mothers always get the blame’. Since the early 20th century, influenced by Freud and Watson, newspapers...

New ways of working report; Equal Opportunities award 2006; and more

New Ways of Working report

THE New Ways of Working for Applied Psychologists Group has published an interim report, available at www.bps.org.uk/ppb....

Help on finding work experience

In my first undergraduate year I decided, like many others, that I wanted to do clinical or forensic psychology. In researching, I found that before you can apply for the doctoral training or...

Indigenous and cultural psychology; anxiety; phobias and panic; binge Britain; and more

Are our theories universal?

Indigenous and Cultural Psychology: Understanding People in Context
Uichol Kim, Kuo-Shu Yang & Kwang-Kuo Hwang
New York: Springer; 2006; Hb £42....

Dragos Iliescu, Alexa Ispas and Alexandra Ilie with the lastest on our international series

Romania is located in south-eastern Europe, sharing borders with Hungary, Serbia, Ukraine, Moldova, and Bulgaria. Having been a colony of the Roman Empire, it developed a strong sense of identity...

John Oates and David Messer on their maturing relationship with the BBC's child of our time, which returns in 2007.

Kevin Durkin delivered the C.S. Myers Lecture at the 2006 Annual Conference

Like many of psychology’s pioneers, C.S. Myers watched no television, never played a videogame, could not text and was unable to surf (the web). By contemporary standards, he lived a life of...