January 2016

Ian Florance talks with Alison Soutter about her work in Australia protecting children.
Almuth McDowall and Céline Rojon caught up with John Rust, long recognised as one of the UK’s foremost experts on psychometrics.
Eiko I. Fried with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information).
Angela de Bruin and Sergio Della Sala consider the example of the cognitive benefits of bilingualism.

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‘A few years ago, our group became interested in the claim that bilingualism may boost cognition. We investigated this question and obtained positive,...

Olga van den Akker argues that psychological research and policy are surprisingly embryonic, struggling to keep pace with technological developments.

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‘Even before I started work as a psychologist, my interests as a student were sparked by a diversity of innovative reproductive health research projects....

Gillian Pepper, Lisa McAllister and Rebecca Sear look for psychological answers to questions about fertility and population dynamics.

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‘Demography matters. The study of population dynamics is undeniably useful, as population trends have important political and economic implications. They...

A selection which appeared in the January issue.