Edition 7

Viren Swami and Rebecca Coles look at belief in conspiracy theories

Given the widespread appeal of conspiracy theories, it is surprising that little empirical research has addressed the reasons why some people are more likely to adhere to such beliefs than others...

Miranda Horvath and Jennifer Brown look at the vicious cycle for rape victims

What is it about rape that makes it so difficult to report, investigate and successfully prosecute? This article proposes that a psychological analysis of the criminal justice system is needed to...

healthy behaviours; assisted suicide; MRC research strategy; Royal Society fellowship; nuggets from the Research Digest; and more

frontal lobe dysfunction; misrepresentation; Richard Gregory; and more