Edition 9

Jon Sutton interviews Ian Walker about how psychology can assist non-car drivers

Frank P. McKenna on psychology’s contribution to evidence-based approaches to reducing crash risk

It is clear that young people have the highest crash involvement of any group. What are the direct and indirect factors associated with these high crash rates? How do biological, personality,...

Pat McKenna gives a personal perspective from 20+ years of assessing fitness to drive

Driving mostly relies on complex neuropsychological processes way below conscious awareness or control. These processes become impaired in normal ageing and neuropathology, compromising fitness to...

Charles Spence on promoting safe driving through neuroscience-inspired design

The last few years have seen a rapid growth of interest in a new area of research known as ‘neuroergonomics’. How can the latest insights from psychology and cognitive neuroscience be applied to...

John A. Groeger introduces a special issue with a look at how to manage the menaces and maximise the merits of mass motoring

Psychological perspectives on drivers and driving have been with us for since before the advent of mass motoring. The car’s unique potential to afford freedom and compromise safety has been a...

Jennifer Wild on responding to mass shootings; Jon Sutton on the mental health debate; and more

nuggets from the Society’s Research Digest

polygraph; well-being; fraud; report from the PsyPAG conference

Lecturer in the UCL Department of Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences

the soul; stigma; international assistance; in praise of cheap research; and more