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Carly Amber talks to Jonathan Mason, clinical psychologist with the Queensland Government, Australia

John Leach looks at why people perish unnecessarily, and the crucial nature of cognitive function

Cognition underlies all our behaviour including survival behaviour. Yet, when life is threatened, cognitive function becomes impaired. This article examines current research into the role of...

Ron Roberts examines mind and behaviour in the Antarctic

Psychological research in Antarctica addresses a number of key issues that are important to understanding how people (as individuals and groups) function in isolated and extreme environments: the...

feeling the future or ‘pathological science’; measuring well-being; awards and event reports; and the smell of anxiety

more nuggets from the Digest; Media: health in the forces, and parliamentary communication, with Mark Sergeant

The material in this section is taken from the Society’s Research Digest blog at www.researchdigest.org.uk/blog, and is written by its editor Dr...

Measuring well-being; sexuality; military families; tuition fees; and more

The greatest show on earth Allahabad, Northern India, January. Photo by Steve Reicher: download PDF for the first of our pull-out posters. Does your work lend itself to a striking image? Get in touch with the editor on [email protected]

Professor of Psychology at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience. Includes online-only answers.

James T. Lamiell on a century-old text containing a ‘cornucopia of ideas that remain in the forefront of developmental psychology’

Matthew Coxon with the third in our series for budding writers