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Dorothy Bishop (University of Oxford) talks to Lance Workman about tweeting, blogging and childhood disorders

Claire Lawrence, Eamonn Ferguson and John Maltby on the role of individual differences in pro- and antisocial behaviour

In this article, we show how personality and individual differences theory has much to offer the study of prosocial (altruism, cooperation, gratitude) and antisocial (aggression, risk-taking)...

Ian J. Deary and John Maltby on psychology’s return to its practical roots

Currently, individual differences researchers in Britain are still making key contributions and developing bodies of work to advance our understanding of intelligence’s structure, origins and...

Philip J. Corr, Marcus Munafo, Roger Moore and Veena Kumari

The neuroscience of personality is becoming increasingly sophisticated, both in terms of theoretical models and methodological approaches, and research in Britain is at the forefront of these...

Alan D. Pickering, Andrew J. Cooper, Luke D. Smillie and Philip J. Corr

British psychologists such as Hans Eysenck and Jeffrey Gray have been giants in the field of individual differences, offering psychobiological accounts of major personality traits such as...

Gerald Matthews and K.V. Petrides open a series of articles on differential psychology

This article briefly surveys some of the historical landmarks of differential psychology in Britain, covering both personality and ability research. The focus is especially on the contributions...

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intelligence testing; mindfulness; evaluating qualitative research; helping people into work; trauma; what has The Psychologist done for you?; and more

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