Spearman Medal winner Chris Chambers looks at what human brain
stimulation can tell us
Put a copper coil against the scalp, pass a current through it and the magnetic field produced temporarily interferes with the normal functioning of neurons in the cortex below. By measuring the...
Esther Hansen and Alex Clarke, clinical psychologists in a hospital department of plastic and reconstructive surgery, on what they have to offer
How can psychologists contribute to people’s understanding of the effects of their unusual appearance, and help them to modify its impact on their lives? How do their beliefs shape their hopes for...
Psychosocial adjustment to visible difference Tim Moss and Ben Rosser examine outcomes and explanations
Some years ago, a plastic surgeon contacted the Centre for Appearance Research with a problem. Why was it, he wanted to know, that although there was great diversity in the extent of physically...
James Partridge and Adam Pearson give personal perspectives on visible difference, and outline a view of the way ahead
Diana Harcourt and Nichola Rumsey introduce the special issue
We all have a unique appearance, but some people’s appearance might be considered particularly unusual when compared with the prevailing, culturally defined ‘norm’: for example, those with a skin...
Over three days in April, more than 900 delegates attended the Society’s Annual Conference at the Royal Dublin Society.
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Over three days in April, more than 900 delegates attended the Society’s Annual Conference at the Royal Dublin Society. They were treated to talks from a high-calibre set of speakers, including...
Including cannabis, paranoia, gaming gore, vision and sport, working memory and more.
Ian Florance talks to Christine Kalus about working in palliative care & Jessica Eade on the challenges facing psychologists who decide to set up in private practice
Emeritus Professor of Neuropsychology and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol
Including Elizabeth Valentine on the British Psychological Society of 1908 – membership, meetings, publications and perennial issues; plus a report from the recent History and Philosophy of Psychology Section conference.