Anna C. Phillips and Douglas Carroll on stress, health and death
Does psychological stress send us to an early grave? Although research shows links between stressful events and illness, there is conflicting evidence regarding the relationship between stress and...
Alexa Spence, Nick Pidgeon and David Uzzell consider psychology’s role in debating, combating and adapting to climate change
Climate change is a term on everybody’s lips at the moment. But what role can we, as psychologists – both individually and within our subdisciplinary groups – play in reducing, and adapting to the...
Rosemary Wright on the benefits of a conservation project as a form of therapy for people with learning disabilities
Castlebeck is an independent healthcare provider for people with learning disabilities who present severe challenges to services. I joined Castlebeck in July 2007, working alongside clinical...
Patrick Devine-Wright talks to Jon Sutton about crossing disciplinary boundaries in order to tackle issues of sustainability
Matthew C. Davis and Rose Challenger argue that it’s time for psychology to lead the way in greening individuals’ behaviours, especially in the workplace
Climate change is generally accepted as the largest single issue facing humankind in the 21st century. So why is it then that we, as psychologists, appear to be so quiet on the topic? We believe...
Including voodoo correlations; the social contagion of happiness; decarbonising; behaviour in class; RAE results out; new year honours; event reports and more
Including applied behaviour analysis; the forensic/clinical overlap; obesity; baby buggies; IAPT; philosophy; guest columns and more
Director of the Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change, the National Research Council, Washington DC
Christopher Spencer and Kate Gee take a historical look at the development of the field; and Jon Sutton examines the wilderness of the mind