Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL, and Aarhus Research Foundation Professor at the University of Aarhus
Elizabeth Valentine kicks off our new section on the history of psychology with the fascinating story of Nellie Carey.
Sixteen women became members of the British Psychological Society between its foundation in 1901 and the massive expansion of membership in 1919. In the early days women constituted about 15...
Including diversity, NLP and more.
The new jobs section of The Psychologist, including the Society Division Chairs on the future of applied psychology, and the full version (in HTML) of David Carew's piece on the Department of Work and Pensions.
Including President's column, and the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Professional Psychology.
Including internet psychology, emotion explained, HIV and more.
Rachel Cooper, Kate Gendle, Cheryl Mould and Claire Ackroyd describe their work
When you think of a mental health worker, what image comes to mind? As a group of psychology staff working in an Assertive Outreach Team (AOT) we challenge the stereotype
of the traditional...
Ingrid Schoon and Mel Bartley look at the impact of growing up in poverty
What socio-economic, biological and psychological circumstances contribute to human capability and resilience over the life course? This article reports findings from a research network funded by...
Tim Wildschut, Constantine Sedikides and Clay Routledge offer a historical and psychological account
Nostalgia is an emotion that is experienced by almost everyone (Boym, 2001). But what exactly is the content of nostalgia, when is it elicited, and what does it do for the individual? Until...
S. Alexander Haslam and Stephen D. Reicher re-examine the established view, in an article based on the 2007 Argyle Lecture
There is a widespread consensus amongst psychologists that tyranny triumphs either because ordinary people blindly follow orders or else because they mindlessly conform to powerful roles. However...