Louise Elliman looks at the strengths associated with Asperger’s syndrome, from a social model of disability perspective
There is currently much controversy over the status of Asperger’s syndrome (AS) and how individuals with AS should be viewed within society. Is AS a disorder in need of diagnosis and treatment, or...
Paul A. Howard-Jones asks how can we use insights from neuroscience to provide more effective teaching and learning
The idea that we should use our burgeoning understanding of the brain to improve education has a commonsense feel about it. But the past history of brain-based learning, with its unscientific and...
John Arnold reviews psychological and social definitions of career and career success and their implications for research
The consistent and sometimes exaggerated emphasis on the unpredictability of careers these days has prompted an assertion of the need and the capacity of individuals to take control. In turn, this...
psychologists’ involvement in Strictly Come Dancing, with Lucy Maddox
selections from the Research Digest
the government’s ‘Nudge Unit’; New Year Honours; tuition fees protests; London Lectures reports;
history poster; mind wandering; W.H.R Rivers; sex differences; and more