Occupational

Chartered Psychologist Dr Joanna Wilde has been elected as one of the directors of the Council for Work and Health. Dr Wilde is also the lead for work and health policy within the British Psychological Society and its representative on the Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (Employment).
Cross your fingers, touch wood, and don’t forget the rabbit’s foot. What leads people to put faith in such habits?
This workshop is aimed at students, academics and anyone interested in making the links between psychology and Corp
The British Psychological Society has called upon all parties contesting the general election to describe the measures that they would put in place within 100 days of taking office to create an NHS culture that supports positive patient outcomes through building a supportive working environment for all NHS staff.
A new study discussed on our Research Digest blog looks at the benefits to employers of allowing staff to personalise their own workspaces.
We're told sitting is the new smoking and that we should consider working at standing desks, or perhaps better still, treadmill desks.
We are beginning to understand that single individuals can have a disproportionate impact on group performance.
Have you ever wondered what occupational psychology is, what occupational psychologists do, where they work, and how they got into this line of work?
You've probably heard that sleep psychologists like to divide people up into those who function optimally in the morning, and those who come alive at night. The former, 'larks', tend to get up and go to bed earlier than 'owls'.
If you would do anything to stay popular with your team-mates, what might follow? Bending the rules? Cheating? Sabotage of rivals?
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the President Elect of the British Psychological Society, is one of the speakers at our Scottish Branch’s annual Scientific Meeting in Stirling today.
UK growth and prosperity will falter without a better grasp of human behaviour and public attitudes, especially in the service sector of the economy.
Recruiters are poor at inferring applicants' personalities from their CVs, but that doesn’t stop them from jumping to conclusions on the back of their flawed assumptions.
Division of Occupational Psychology - Diversity & Inclusion Working Group Inclusive Leadership: Bridging Research & Practice (In partnership with the School of Business & Management, Queen Mary University of London)
There are some walks of life where trying to be right as often as possible is not enough. Just as important is having insight into the likely accuracy of your own knowledge.
Science suggests a funnier workplace should be a more effective one, encouraging positive mood and a playful, open approach. But much of the evidence to date rests on theoretical argument or lab experiments.
Are you a current MSc Occupational Psychology student wondering which step to take next? Have you graduated in the last couple of years but aren't sure where to begin your career?
British Psychological Society, Research Seminar Series 2015: Exploring the ‘always on culture’.
British Psychological Society, Research Seminar Series 2015: Exploring the ‘always on culture’.
British Psychological Society, Research Seminar Series 2015: Exploring the ‘always on culture’.
When a team rarely gets to be in a room together, it misses out on many of the in-person subtle cues that help members make sense of their relationships.
Introverts have received a lot of positive press in recent years thanks to the run-away success of Susan Cain's book Quiet: The Power of Introverts.
Nearly four workers in ten would not let their boss know if they were suffering with a mental health problem, a new
Professor Sir Simon Wessely, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President Elect of the British Psychological Society, will both be speaking at our Wessex Branch’s Fourth Annual Military Conference.
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