interpersonal relationships

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Our Research Digest blog, launched a decade ago...

You started out studying the social behaviour of the gelada baboon. Do you think it’s a natural step from primatology to asking questions about humans?
I think the short answer is yes – almost everybody who has worked on primates has ended up also...

Obesity is now firmly on the UK’s health agenda, and children are increasingly the number one priority. Those already overweight or obese need immediate and expert help. Those who are not are potential targets of initiatives to prevent obesity. This spotlight on children is...

IT is the British Psychological Society’s Year of Relationships. Surely the time to write to my colleagues in the UK (the country of my birth) about the changes occurring here in North America in our understanding of, and ability to affect, close relationships – especially...

Humans are social animals. We spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about people, interacting with them, influencing them and being influenced by them. We crave social contact and find our relationships with friends, romantic partners and relatives rewarding for the...