Frank P. McKenna on psychology’s contribution to evidence-based approaches to reducing crash risk
It is clear that young people have the highest crash involvement of any group. What are the direct and indirect factors associated with these high crash rates? How do biological, personality,...
Pat McKenna gives a personal perspective from 20+ years of assessing fitness to drive
Driving mostly relies on complex neuropsychological processes way below conscious awareness or control. These processes become impaired in normal ageing and neuropathology, compromising fitness to...
Charles Spence on promoting safe driving through neuroscience-inspired design
The last few years have seen a rapid growth of interest in a new area of research known as ‘neuroergonomics’. How can the latest insights from psychology and cognitive neuroscience be applied to...
John A. Groeger introduces a special issue with a look at how to manage the menaces and maximise the merits of mass motoring
Psychological perspectives on drivers and driving have been with us for since before the advent of mass motoring. The car’s unique potential to afford freedom and compromise safety has been a...
Jennifer Wild on responding to mass shootings; Jon Sutton on the mental health debate; and more
nuggets from the Society’s Research Digest
Lecturer in the UCL Department of Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences
polygraph; well-being; fraud; report from the PsyPAG conference
Alison Torn on the colourful case of Mary Barnes
the soul; stigma; international assistance; in praise of cheap research; and more