a philosophical review of The Hobbit; Science Club; apps, books, and more in our section covering psychology in any form of media
we hear from Bryan McCrae about the psychology of sales; Aon Dillon on the concept of autonomy; and Kay Buckby on her work in management training
Includes President's Column, Award for Excellence in Psychology Education, Lifetime Achievement and more
Victoria Clarke and Virginia Braun look at overcoming challenges and developing strategies for effective learning
Jon Sutton interviews Andrea Burri, psychologist and genetic epidemiologist
Nick Wattie and Joseph Baker on relative age and its influence on human development
While relating one’s birthdate with health and development may sound like astrology, researchers in a range of fields (e.g. education, medicine, sport) have consistently demonstrated that this...
Usha Goswami, winner of the Society’s Presidents’ Award, examines difficulties in ‘temporal sampling’
Rhythmic timing is important in speech. Great poems with metrical rhythms illustrate this well – think of Auden’s ‘This is the night mail, crossing the border, Bringing the cheque and the postal...
Narinder Kapur, Jonathan Cole and Tom Manly outline some surprising enhancements of function following brain disorder
Disorders of the brain and its sensory organs have traditionally been associated with deficits in movement, perception, cognition, emotion and behaviour. It is, however, increasingly recognised...
Robert J. Sternberg on the stages of his quest to understand what bonds us together (download PDF for tables etc).
Love perhaps best can be seen as a sort of a prism – looking at it in different ways reveals different faces of the same phenomenon. For example, one face of the prism might specify components of...
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