I thought, last week, that the political world could not get any more turbulent. But events in the South of France, in the USA, in Turkey, and even here in the UK, proved me wrong.
The British Psychological Society’s Presidential team has written to BPS members about the implications for psychology of the result of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union.
Witnesses to crimes make fewer errors when they are interviewed together than when they are interviewed separately says a study published in the Journal of Legal and Criminological Psychology. This is contrary to current police guidelines that say to interview witnesses separately.
Submissions are now open for the 2016 BPS Cognitive Psychology Section annual conference taking place in Barcelona from the 31 August to the 2 September.
Today, November 20, is International Children´s Day and EFPA – the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations - has urged all psychologists to pay due attention to the psychological and human rights issues that arise from the situation of unaccompanied refugee and asylum-seeking children.
The idea that natural disasters bring people together receives some support in a new study published in the British Journal of Social Psychology.
Registration is open for the 14th European Congress of Psychology with early-bird rates available until the 15 February 2015.
This event will be held in Milan on 7-10 July 2015 under the auspices of the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).
As we await the counting of the votes in the elections to the European Parliament, Chartered Psychologist Dai Williams considers them as a learning opportunity for psychology:
People respond differently to moral dilemmas if they are using a foreign language, a new study has revealed.
Professor Trevor Robbins CBE from the University of Cambridge is to receive his Brain Prize at a ceremony in Copenhagen today, Thursday 1 May.
The prize recognises highly original and influential advances in any area of neuroscience.
An agreement between employers’ federations and trade unions has outlawed after-work emails in France. The deal states that employees need not look at emails before 9am or after 6pm, and that firms cannot pressure people into checking their messages.
On World Health Day (7 April) the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA) highlighted the role of behaviour in health.
Mental Health Europe (MHE) has launched a new website to showcase its work and achievements.
The organisation’s mission is to uphold the mental health and well-being of all citizens, from all minority groups and from the whole of Europe.
Earlier this month, Germany’s main political parties agreed to implement national quotas of at least 30 per cent of women filling board posts by 2016.
Psychologists from all 28 European Union (EU) countries are being urged to take part in online debates on the Single Market.
The 13th European Congress of Psychology is being held by the European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EFPA) in Stockholm from 9 to 12 July.
The themes of remembrance, youth and education will be at the centre of Britain’s commemoration of the centenary of the First World War, a minister told the House of Lords yesterday.
Men joined women to restore their own reputation in the light of the sexist behaviour of the then Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in Italian protests in 2009.
Incidences of depression and anxiety could be reduced by at least 25 per cent through preventive measures.
New European Union (EU) plans say companies may need to assess the psychological health of their workers when considering restructuring.
No doubt you've noticed that the Entente Cordiale has been looking a little strained lately. That's mostly due to contemporary European politics and economics. Isn't it? We can't blame 1066. Can we?