Edition 10

Mary Dalgleish discusses the role of occupational psychologists in the Employment Service.

‘An insightful senior manager once observed that psychologists in commercial organisations are like bidets. They add class but no one is quite sure if they are using them correctly.’ (Acker et al...

Adrian Furnham looks at research on lay theories of intelligence and sex differences in estimated intelligence.

Few topics in psychology engender as much popular attention and conjecture as intelligence and intelligence testing. Academics have lost their jobs and their reputations for holding unpopular...

Chloe Smith turns the tables on Freud to give her personal analysis of his motives

THROUGHOUT his life and until the present day, Freud has been both applauded and criticised by a catalogue of scholars and numerous dinner party guests. Freud wanted fame and he has got it. The...

In the 1999 Spearman Medal Lecture Simon Killcross discussed the complex role of this influential part of the brain.

For many years the amygdala has been implicated in emotional processing. More recently its importance to our everyday psychology has been highlighted in the popular science press and in books such...