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The pros and cons of caffeine

Can caffeine actually keep you fit and healthy into old age? Rebecca Thompson and Karen Keene investigate.

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Bats amongst birds

Daniel Freeman and Philippa A. Garety take a look at the psychology of paranoia.

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Drawing conclusions from children's art

Esther Burkitt on whether those pictures stuck to the fridge are really a window to a child’s mind.

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Terrorism, 9/11 and psychology

Andrew Silke looks at the responses, obstacles and ways forward.

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Intersex - special issue

Lih-Mei Liao and Mary Boyle guest edit this special issue. Iain Morland exposes the psychoanalytic roots of modern surgical management of intersexuality; Celia Kitzinger discusses the implications of intersexuality for the psychology of women; Melissa Hines writes on the role of hormones in brain development and behaviour; and Lih-Mei Liao and Mary Boyle ask what we can learn from intersex people themselves.

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Sieges, the police, and a psychologist?

Gerard Bailes looks for the reality behind the TV depictions.

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Annual Conference 2004

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The use and abuse of student participants

Hugh Foot and Alison Sanford on the practical and ethical issues involved in using students in research.

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Are you what you have?

Helga Dittmar on consumer society and its effects on our sense of identity.

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The trouble with 'doing boy'

John Archer argues that social constructionist research favours politically biased interpretations of discursive material, at the expense of a large body of empirical evidence.

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Don't look now... I'm trying to think

Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon on the importance of children’s eye gaze.

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Not at all in the genes

Jay Joseph argues that all the research to date into the genetics of schizophrenia, intelligence and criminal behaviour is so flawed that the results are meaningless. Craig Newnes went to meet him.

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