Ian H. Robertson on what he has dubbed the ‘winner effect’
The ‘winner effect’ is a term used in biology to describe how an animal that has won a few fights against weak opponents is much more likely to win later bouts against stronger contenders. It is a...
Ross White considers the issue
The burden (mortality and disability) caused by mental disorders across the globe is on the rise. Psychiatric services for treating mental health difficulties are well established in high-income...
nuggets from the Society’s Research Digest
what should we worry about?; psychosocial support in Algeria; fMRI retrospective; cosmetic surgery; the gorilla on the lung; reports from the Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference
qualitative research and the REF; rape in India; intelligence; diagnosis; new environmental ‘Forum’ column; and more
Associate Dean and Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire
Anne Stiles discovers a fascinating commentary on mind and body in illness in the work of Frances Hodgson Burnett