What does the term 'psychology of science' mean to you? Gregory Feist's article (p.864) introduces the psychological study of scientific thought and behaviour as a developing field of study. He takes...
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The Psychologist is the Society's monthly publication. With its readership over 47,000, it provides a forum for communication, discussion and debate on a wide range of psychological topics.
'The child is father to the man' wrote William Wordsworth. Of course, he was writing about himself and how his delight in seeing a rainbow as a grown man was the same for him as when a child. The...
Although, like many, I'm fascinated by superheroes, I do worry that life with a superpower wouldn't be all glamourous hideouts and cool gadgets... with great power comes great responsibility, and with two kids I've got...
Many years ago, my best friend and I were so convinced that life was increasingly becoming about 'stuff and things' that we registered the internet domain name www.stuffandthings.com. Like many of my possessions - DVD boxsets I will never watch, books awaiting that elusive...
|Many years ago, my best friend and I were so convinced that life was increasingly becoming about 'stuff and things' that we registered the internet domain name www.stuffandthings.com. Like many of my possessions - DVD...|
This is my first contribution to The Psychologist, but as incoming Society President I will have the opportunity through the President's columns for a few more. My personal vision for the...
In As You Like It, Shakespeare noted that 'The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool'. Bertrand Russell concurred: 'One of the painful things about our time...
'Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world,' the author Mark Twain famously said. 'I know because I've done it thousands of times.'
This is no longer the generation of the Marlboro...
American author E.B. White once said: 'Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process, and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind.' Well, given the...