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Words for colour affect how we see the world. An English-speaking child sees red, orange and pink where a child of the Himba tribe only sees ‘serandu’.

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Jack is on trial for murder and you could be on the jury. The twist? Jack is a chimpanzee.

The trial takes place tonight (Thursday 9 June) at the Cheltenham Science Festival this evening in a session sponsored by the British Psychological Society. Tickets are still available – book via the festival website.

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The popular annual Cheltenham Science Festival is hosting a sold-out British Psychological Society supported event this evening on the topic ‘The Myth of Masculinity’.

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A one-day symposium to mark the publication of the British Psychological Society’s new guidance document on the management of disclosures of non-recent (historic) child sexual abuse was held in Oxford this week.

The new guidance can be downloaded from this website.

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Psychologist in the Pub with Robert Blakey (University of Oxford)

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Psychologist in the Pub with Marie McNally

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This workshop will introduce you to the different types of publication:

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This talk will focus on the relatively recent phenomenon of catfishing.

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Daniel Jolley is a Lecturer in Psychology at Staffordshire University. He is interested in the psychology of conspiracy theories, which are blooming in the 21st century.

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With Instagram boasting over 200 million users, and Facebook over 1 billion, the rise of social media is hard to avoid.

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The BPS West Midlands Branch is excited to announce that their 2-16 Annual Conference will be held at Birmingham City University in the heart of the city.

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“We know what we are, but know not what we may be” - Hamlet

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There is a long history of debate about biological sex differences and their part in determining gender roles, with the ‘biology is destiny’ mantra being used to legitimise imbalances in these roles.

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Could acting and crime be linked?  Ben Humphrey explores...

Set evening meals are available at £5 after the talk.  Orders will be taken on arrival.

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Advances in medical technology have led to family structures that were not previously possible; a woman can give birth to, a child who is not genetically related to her.

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Episodic tension type head pain (ETTH) affects up to 82% of individuals from time to time (Russel, 2005), making this the most prevalent primary headache disorder when compared with migraine which impacts up to 15% of the

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Daniel Jolley is a Lecturer in Psychology at Staffordshire University.  He is interested in the psychology of conspiracy theories, which are blooming in the 21st century.  Whilst psychologists

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Dr Pelham Carter will discuss some of the similarities and stark differences between online and ‘offline’ research.

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It has been estimated that more than 80% of criminal cases are solved by a confession, and any conviction based on a confession alone is considered to be safe as the law, and juries, assume that a person would not confess

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The excitement about the application of mindfulness meditation within a variety of settings has led to the proliferation of literature pervaded by a lack of conceputal and methodological self-criticism. 

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Join fellow pre and in-training peers, qualified clinicians and experts by experience at the 2016 DCP PQG Annual Conference.

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10.30am arrival, registration and coffee

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The role of testosterone in shaping human behaviour has been both well researched and of great interest to the general public.

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