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Photographs depicting daily life in the Lake District between the 1930s and 1960s are helping to trigger memories in people with dementia.
A session in the Cheltenham Literature Festival on Sunday 12 October will discuss the famous Stanford marshmallow experiment.
A talk at the Cheltenham Literature Festival tomorrow (Friday 10 October) aims to inspire listeners to see mindfulness as a way of 'being', a different way of approaching everyday life,
A person's age can influence how receptive they are to certain types of humour, a new study has found.
The pleasures and perils of ageing are the subject of the first of three sessions being sponsored at the Cheltenham Literature Festival by the British Psychological Society.
Humans have two different types of brain, which can influence who possesses certain traits and qualities, a Fellow of the British Psychological Society will tell an edition of Horizon to be broadcast on BBC2 at 9pm this evening.
The blockbuster novel Fifty Shades of Grey has been found to have a profound impact on the behaviour of readers.
There's a snobbishness about relaxation time. Tell someone your hobby is watching TV and chances are they'll look at you with derision. Mention meditation, reading or yoga and you're far more likely to attract nods of approval.
When dance partners perform, their bodily movements become synchronised. This is deliberate on their part, of course, and we can see the timed interplay of their actions.
Every year, hundreds of word lovers arrive from across the US to compete in the American Crossword Puzzle tournament.
It's a quirk of human nature that many of us enjoy sad music. Research last year uncovered some reasons why, including feeling a sense of connection, and the aesthetic appeal.
The concentration levels of pre-schoolers are not adversely affected by fast-paced television programmes, a study has concluded.
Why was Darth Vader such a bad dude? According to a team of psychologists, it's down to his lack of parental care: the fact he was separated from his mother at age 9, and his father's absence. 
Pop music is being used as part of a memory game in a bid to better understand how it can stick in the mind, even years after being released.
The winners of the All in the Mind Mental Health Awards 2014 were announced on the BBC Radio 4 programme last night. Professor Dorothy Miell, President of the British Psychological Society, was at the ceremony in London.
The Annual Conference of the Faculty of the Psychology of Older People (FPOP), part of our Division of Clinical Psychology, takes place in Shrewsbury tomorrow (25 June) and Thursday.
The winners of the All in the Mind Awards will be revealed this evening at 9pm. The awards are being made to mark the 25th anniversary of this BBC Radio 4 programme.
Children and adults who learn musical instruments could enjoy improved cognitive function, a new study has suggested.
The summer festival season is here again and many people will soon be packing up their cars to enjoy some music in the sunshine (or rain, as the case may be).
This has been the fifth and final week of the BBC Radio Four series In Search of Ourselves: A History of Psychology and the Mind.
The daily BBC Radio 4 history of pychology and the mind has an  omnibus edition on Friday evenings.
The Chartered Psychologist and broadcaster Professor Tanya Byron is to give a free public lecture during the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society's Division of Counselling Psychology. She will discuss how we can raise happy and emotionally resilient children despite the pressures of 21st-century life.
The final programme in the Psychology FM series will be broadcast tomorrow (14 May) by the Manchester radio station All FM at 11am. This series has charted the evolution of psychology while shedding light on its modern incarnations.
A study into brain patterns suggests musical training can alter the way we think.
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