History and Philosophy of Psychology

World War I was the first conflict fought on a truly industrial, global scale, something that had devastating consequences for ordinary people.
Special Group For Independent Practitioners Supporting the needs of independent practitioners to combine competently and ethically their psychological practice with the necessity to develop and maintain a business.
Dr Sathasivian Cooper has been remembering his friend and former cell-mate Nelson Mandela. Both men were rebels in their native South Africa and both spent time in the same cell block at Robben Island Maximum Security Prison.
‘The computer in the cave’, to be discussed by Dr Nick Lambert from Birkbeck, University of London, is just one of the subjects in the programme for a symposium on Psychology and the Arts in London today. The event is being organised by our History of Psychology Centre (HOPC).
The History and Philosophy of Psychology Section provides an opportunity for those interested in the history of psychology or in the philosophical aspects of the subject to exchange ideas and promote the discussion of these interests within the So
The third annual history of psychology symposium.  This event is fully booked. 
University of Leicester psychologists have made an analysis of Richard III’s character – aiming to get to the man behind the bones. Professor Mark Lansdale, Head of the University’s School of Psychology, and forensic psychologist Dr Julian Boon, a Chartered Psychologist, have put together a psychological analysis of Richard based on the consensus among historians relating to his experiences and actions.
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.
Monsieur Leborgne, nicknamed Tan Tan, for that was the only syllable he could utter (save for a swear word or two), died in the care of the neurologist Paul Broca in Paris on April 17, 1861.
In 1913 the first applied psychologist took up his post with the London County Council. His job was to assess children for special educational programmes and develop tools to indentify children who might need alternative kinds of education.
Tears and psychology in the 20th century are one of the subjects under discussion this afternoon (Tuesday 16 October) at a free public symposium organised by our History of Psychology Centre.
An upcoming lecture to be presented at the Royal Society in London is to look at psychical research between the two world wars.
Dualist beliefs can have a marked influence on everyday behaviours, new research has suggested.
A celebration day has been held at the University of East London's Stratford campus today (Friday 1 June), with 350 guests invited to attend a programme of events to commemorate 50 years of psychology at UEL and its predecessor institutions.
The Society has developed a web-based, multimedia timeline of the development of
Juliet Foster, a social psychologist working at the University of Cambridge, has been  funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to research the role of theatre in the old psychiatric hospitals, which closed down in the early 1990s.
The consequences of the schizophrenia label are to be discussed at an upcoming independent inquiry.
Scientists of the future have this week, been learning about the Society’s new ‘Origins’ project, which explores the evolution and impact of psychology.
The diagnosis of schizophrenia is 100 years old, and the mental health charity Rethink Mental Illness has marked the anniversary by launching an independent expert commission on the condition.
Visitors to this year’s National Eisteddfod will be able to take part in demonstrations of classic psychology experiments in the Science and Technology Pavilion.
As a Learned Society, we aim to promote, advance and disseminate psychological knowledge
Every month since January 2008 The Psychologist has featured a One-On-One interview page in which leading psychologists are asked, among other things, to name one boo
The Society’s library based within Senate House Library at the University of London is a key member benefit that holds our official collection of books, journals and member network periodicals. The collection is continually growing
The History of Psychology Centre (HoPC) is responsible for preserving and promoting the history of
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