Edition 10

Ray Miller on student membership.

Psychology is a soft option? So some of the media coverage of A-level results over the summer would have had us believe.
I wrote to a number of editors correcting their misconceptions. There...

Peter Farrell, Kevin Woods, Sarah Lewis,
Steve Rooney, Garry Squires and Mike O'Connor discuss the implications of a government-funded review of the work of educational psychologists

The Government’s ‘Every Child Matters’ (ECM) legislation constitutes a major national strategic initiative in the improvement of services provided to children and families (DfES, 2004). The ECM...

Fiona Jones on coverage of bullying in the workplace, and Jon Sutton on Haunted Homes.

Including Presidents' Award 2006.

Jennifer McIntosh and Sandie Cleland on first years' expectations. Plus useful resources for new students.

Peter E. Morris and Catherine O. Fritz with the first in our ‘How to…’ series of evidence-based advice.

OUR challenge here was to come up with 10 practical suggestions for improving memory, based on well-documented psychological research. We have compiled a list of powerful and robust techniques,...

Sonia Livingstone’s Argyle Lecture from the Society’s Annual Conference, on rules and roles in the media-rich home.

Is the internet bringing more opportunities to children and young people? Are children encountering new risks online? How are parents responding? Indeed, whose responsibility is children’s online...

David Dunning with some fascinating studies into how and why we are deluded about the self.

Ninety per cent of the world’s woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as...

Ninna Makrinov, Judith Scharager and Rogelio Diaz with the latest in our international series.

Chile is a sparsely populated country in South America, at the ‘end of the world’. Despite having an area of around three times the UK, its population is only just over 15 million. It
is...