…with Chartered Psychologist and writer Jennie Lindon
Roger Smith argues that the historical story is not dispensable – it is key to being a good scientist
Henry Ford supposedly snapped: ‘History is more or less bunk.’ Ford, I think, meant that if we pay history much attention, it holds us back. Many scientists agree: better to construct knowledge,...
Ian Florance talks to Richard Bentall about how he proved his careers master very wrong indeed
President’s column; lifetime achievement award; and more
doctoring the mind; human potential; applied sport psychology; research methods in applied settings; memory rehabilitation
Thom Baguley cautions against the careless and routine application of standardisation in psychology
The noted statistician C.P. Winsor once established a Society for the Suppression of the Correlation Coefficient. According to John Tukey it had as its ‘guiding principle…that most correlation...
Stephen Lea talks to Lance Workman about his work with humans and other animals
Matthew Y.W. Kwan and Guy Faulkner on the decline in physical activity during the transition to young adulthood, and the methodological challenges
Physical activity peaks during childhood and adolescence, but drastic declines have taken place by early adulthood. This lapse into physical inactivity has become a critical public health issue. A...
Marco Bertamini has some surprising reflections
Mirrors are familiar objects, but even simple questions about what they make visible to an observer are unexpectedly hard to answer correctly. Even harder is to think or judge what is happening on...