January 2014

The British Psychological Society Journals – Our Legacy, Our Future

Martin Milton on André Carl van der Merwe’s novel Moffie

Chris French tells Lance Workman about his journey into weird stuff

Sue Whitcombe looks at broken child–parent relationships and the damage they can cause, in the latest in our series for budding writers

Emily Balcetis outlines research on how desires and motivations change perceptions in the eyes of the beholder

People assume that when they look at the world around them, they see it as it is. They think that the sleeping beauty they see laying on the bed next to them in the morning is in fact their...

Narinder Kapur asks what psychology has to offer

The Mid Staffordshire Hospital scandal and the resultant Francis public inquiry caused major reverberations across the NHS. Psychology as a discipline can contribute to an understanding of key...

Macbeth effect; effectiveness of headlines; language and brain lateralisation

Typhoon Haiyan; event reports from the Psychology4Students and Psychology4Graduates days; and much more

treating drug and alcohol dependency; finding a job; parallel texts and literacy; ‘Forum’ columns on stress in sport and the dangers of consumer crowds; and more

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This picture was taken at a community garden where researchers at Cardiff Metropolitan University have been investigating the benefits of gardening activity for physical and psychological health...