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Michelle Kendel, a second-year undergraduate at the University of Reading, spoke to The Psychologist about how her background has influenced her interests.

Paul A. Howard-Jones asks how can we use insights from neuroscience to provide more effective teaching and learning

The idea that we should use our burgeoning understanding of the brain to improve education has a commonsense feel about it. But the past history of brain-based learning, with its unscientific and...

John Arnold reviews psychological and social definitions of career and career success and their implications for research

The consistent and sometimes exaggerated emphasis on the unpredictability of careers these days has prompted an assertion of the need and the capacity of individuals to take control. In turn, this...

psychologists’ involvement in Strictly Come Dancing, with Lucy Maddox

selections from the Research Digest

Christian Jarrett examines the relevance of the idea of sin to modern life, and introduces a special ‘sin week’ on the Society’s Research Digest blog at http://www.researchdigest.org.uk/blog

the government’s ‘Nudge Unit’; New Year Honours; tuition fees protests; London Lectures reports;

history poster; mind wandering; W.H.R Rivers; sex differences; and more

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