Memory researchers have found that women elaborate more than men when talking about their autobiographical memories, going into more detail, mentioning more emotions and providing more interpretation.
One thing anxiety does is to upset your brain's balance between focus and vigilance. Your control over what you pay attention to is sacrificed at the expense of worrisome thoughts and a rapid response to any potential danger.
Working with interpreters may provide an opportunity to develop new skills and to enrich our understanding of diverse cultures, idioms of distress, diverse explanatory health beliefs and constructions of well-being and mental health.
This workshop covers essential aspects of diagnosis and assessment of psychological trauma.
PACT helps couples move towards secure functioning by integrating early attachment theory, arousal regulation and neuroscience into intervention. A Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy (PACT) is a new and innovative approach to cou
Our memory abilities begin to diminish in some respects as early as our twenties. But the picture isn't entirely bleak.
The internet has changed the way we do many things. Tasks that little over a decade ago would have involved dozens of phone calls or a trip to the library, can now be completed in a heartbeat.
Mindfulness is a form of meditation that encourages self-awareness by focusing attention on one's thoughts and sensations in a non-judgemental way.
A video of the annual joint British Psychological Society/British Academy lecture 'Keeping a spotless mind: The neuroscience of motivated forgetting' is now available online.
How our brains forget irrelevant information and how this helps protect our mental health will be explored in the British Psychological Society and British Academy free annual joint lecture happening today in London.
Keeping a spotless mind: The neuroscience of 'motivated forgetting' Dr Michael Anderson Thursday 17 September 2015, 6-7.15pm, followed by a receptionThe British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH
How our brains forget irrelevant information and how this helps protect our mental health will be explored in the British Psychological Society and British Academy free annual joint lecture on Thursday 17 September in London.
At last year's BBC Proms the Aurora Orchestra performed Mozart’s symphony no.40 in G minor entirely from memory.
Psychologists in Canada think they've identified an entirely new memory syndrome in healthy people characterised by a specific inability to relive their past.
Prospective memory is the term psychologists use for when we have to remember to do something in the future – like stopping for milk on the way home from work.
If I gave you a written description of an object – let's say a boat – would you be able to judge whether the author had written about the boat from their memory of it, as opposed to having written about a boat they'd imagined?
Look at the age at which athletes reach their top performance levels in different sports and it seems there isn't a single time in life at which physical capability peaks.
Apple's iconic apple, featuring a bitten-off chunk, is one of the most recognisable logos in the world. And with the company's ubiquitous products increasing in popularity, we're exposed to the famous fruit image more frequently than ever.
It could be the time you heard about the 9/11 terror attacks, or the moment you discovered that the Osama Bin Laden had died.
Does the possibility of saving information on a computer help or hinder human memory?
We've all had that experience of going purposefully from one room to another, only to get there and forget why we made the journey.
** Please note: This event is now fully booked ** The workshop considers the presentation of stress reactions in children and how to assess them. Timetable
The Enabling Workplaces Working Group of the Division of Occupational Psychology presents a workshop on the diagnosis and assessment of adults with specific cognitive difficulties (e.g. Dyslexia). Timetable
Walking in a happier style could help counter the negative mental processes associated with depression.
The likelihood of people suffering memory distortion is increased by not getting enough sleep, according to new research published in Psychological Science.
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