Edition 12

Peter Reddy and Julia Tyte on sandwich courses.

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

Stop to think for a moment how much caffeine do you consume in a single day? Would you be able to make it through the day without a fix of caffeine at breakfast or mid-afternoon? Its all around...

Alan S. Brown asks whether we can hope to study this intriguing phenomenon scientifically.

I was at a friends house for the first time, and his mother was serving dinner. All the food was on the table except the ham, and immediately after it was placed on the table, the room sort of...

John B. Davies argues that it is time for a paradigm shift in psychology.

Some years ago a student submitted a practical assignment in which he wrote something along these lines:
I collected the data on Sauchiehall Street on Friday afternoon. I asked any young-...

Sarah M. Coyne on a new twist in the media violence debate.

Throughout history people have found violence and aggression entertaining. The Romans cheered in colossal arenas as gladiators were brutally murdered. In medieval England spectators applauded as...

Rudolf N. Cardinal, joint winner of the Societys 2002 Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research Contributions to Psychology, writes about his work.

We and other animals are driven to act by rewards, be they primary biological rewards like food, shelter and sex, or more complex social or personal goals. When animals act, they are sometimes...