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Talking about rape

Kathy Doherty and Irina Anderson examine social reasoning about rape and some of its negative consequences for the victims.

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Why I study...behavioural addiction

Mark Griffiths

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The trouble with rules

In his Presidential Address at the 1998 Annual Conference, Chris Cullen argued that rule-governed behaviour is often insensitive to external changes.

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Early experience and the life path

Does early social experience predestine a child's future? Ann Clarke and Alan Clarke examine the evidence.

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State of the Art: Self-esteem

Bernice Andrews on current directions in research

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The conflicts in modern society

Life in modern society is full of dilemmas which have serious implications for public welfare. Mark Van Vugt argues that a multi-disciplinary approach involving psychologists is the only way to tackle them successfully.

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Investigating human intuition: Knowing without knowing why

Guy Claxton on the value of not always understanding what is going on.

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History and philosophy

Guest Editor Elizabeth Valentine introduces the special issue of the History and Philosophy of Psychology Section.

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Criminal injuries and victim compensation

The Professional Affairs Board recently called for an authoritative account of thr revision of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme. Tom McMillian and Stephen Ireland take up this challenge.

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Psychology and Social Services

Sue Cavill visited Ruth Nissim, a Chartered Educational and Clinical Psychologist with Oxfordshire Social Services*, for our occasional series 'Psychology in practice'.

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Putting psychology in context

Margaret McAllister, President of the Society from 1996-1997,gave her Presidential Address at the Society ’s Annual Conference in April 1997.

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