Edition 5

Including Mental Health Bill, phonics, birthing anxiety, ADHD, BPS/British Academy lecture, happiness, Lord Layard, research funding and more.

Ray Miller writes.

The marriage of science and practice in psychology remains the bedrock on which both the discipline and the profession are firmly founded. Nowhere was that more apparent than at the Annual...

Adam Joinson on the annual conference.

Including fellowship citations, adoption support regulations and ethics column.

Kate Latak on studying psychology in Europe.

DURING the Congress of European Psychology Students,
I interviewed psychology students from 11 countries across Europe to get an idea of what it is like to study psychology in other...

Damien W. Riggs and Precilla Y. L. Choi examine the role of privilege in research and practice.

Psychological research has often focused on the effects of racism and (less often) heterosexism upon marginalised groups. However, a brief survey of the literature suggests that we have seldom...

At this year’s Annual Conference, Padraic Monaghan delivered the Spearman Medal Lecture on an unusual way of studying hemispheric specialisation.

On opening up the top of your head, one of the most striking features of the brain’s structure is that it is divided into two hemispheres. Delving further, you will notice that the two hemispheres...

Roger Paxton on changes and implications for academic and applied psychologists.

The purpose of the NHS is to improve the health of the population, so why does the NHS fund research? The reason, explicit on the Department of Health website, is to provide the knowledge base so...

Anna Costin with the latest in our international series.