This workshop is an introduction to traumatic stress, examining trauma from evolutionary, historical and symptoms perspectives.
Psychologists in the workplace can, through their understanding of people and behaviour, offer meaningful models, theories and practical methods to facilitate the engagement challenges facing sustainability and corporate responsibility professiona
When something goes bump in the night, most of us are a little jumpier than we would be in the day. But is that just because it's dark, or is it more to do with our bodies and brains switching to a vigilant nocturnal mode?
A new report published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists claims a sustainable approach to healthcare can provide an answer to some of the current challenges in mental health.
A Society supported podcast titled ‘Broken windows’ discussing the positive and negative influence that surroundings can have on people’s behaviour is now available
People who feel strongly affectionate towards their pets are often highly conscientious and neurotic, a new study has found.
It is surely easier to be happy in some neighbourhoods than others. But a new study suggests one size does not fit all.
People are more likely to want to reduce their environmental impact if they think about the legacy they wish to leave for future generations, a new
Conservatives and liberals judge scientific evidence on the basis of whether the potential impact on policy is "politically desirable", a new study has conclude
** Please note: This event is now fully booked ** The workshop considers the presentation of stress reactions in children and how to assess them. Timetable
This workshop is cancelled This workshop is for anyone interested in learning about meta-synthesis of qualitative research for the purposes of systematically reviewing a diverse evidence base.
A new perspective on conducting research in psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Children in military families can become more resilient in life if they form strong bonds with animals, according to new research.
This event is fully booked. Please call +44 (0)116 2529512 to be added to a waiting list. 
Sexual attraction to manly men and feminine women is often down to societal influences rather than centuries of social and sexual selection, according to a new study.
People who take the bus or train to work could be happier than their counterparts who go by car, new research has discovered.
At the British Science Festival today, a team of researchers, led by Professor Marc Jones from Staffordshire University, is explaining why natural environments may have a positive effects on our health and well-being.
When people are presented with a picture of rapid scientific progress, they are less likely to engage in environmentally friendly behaviours.
Creating natural habitats in school playgrounds could have a positive impact on the mental health of children, according to a new study.
The summer holiday season is here, so it is time to revisit a piece of research presented at our 2012 Annual Conference.
Offering children access to gardening schemes helps to encourage healthier eating habits.  
Young people could tackle stress by spending time looking after horses, a new study has discovered.
Bursaries are still available for The British Psychological Society Annual Conference 2014. Our flagship event is 7-9 May at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham and eligible postgraduate students presenting their research can apply for upto £129 towards the conference fees.
Caring for an animal could help young people to achieve a boost to their wellbeing, as well as strengthening their relationships with others in their communities.
Planners should take more care to ensure they incorporate quality green spaces in their town and city layouts in order to encourage residents to take more exercise.
Syndicate content