December 2014

Ian Florance meets students and the people who teach and employ them.
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Peter Reddy, Stephan Dutke, Ioulia Papageorgi and Helen Bakker look at how our continental neighbours are nurturing the next generation of psychologists

In the UK most psychology undergraduates are women, most finish their education with a bachelor’s degree, most do not enter professional psychology, and competition to do so at 21+ is fierce. ...

Our journalist Ella Rhodes brings you a round-up of other news, including open access concerns, researching body image, Samaritans app, drinking during pregnancy, dance and more.
The latest from the Society's free Research Digest. For more, see www.bps.org.uk/digest
Victoria Bourne (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Fionnuala C. Murphy, Dorothy V.M. Bishop, and Natasha Sigala

Why is there a gender imbalance in the academic field of psychology, and what can be done to address it? Following a meeting organised to inspire women in psychology, we ask colleagues who...

Ella Rhodes reports on the Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prizes.
Freelance science writer and blogger Neurobonkers reviews Steven Pinker's 'The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century'.