Psychology of Women

Do boys prefer playing with trucks and balls, while girls prefer dolls, because they are socialised from an early age to play this way, or do their play habits reflect innate differences in interests between the sexes? 
Why do US high school aptitude tests underpredict girls’ later success at university?
Companies promoting beauty products should reconsider current methods when targeting older women as few claim to use cosmetic products to look younger. The majority say they use them to look good and feel confident.
Event information 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.
The British Psychological Society's Psychology of Women Section welcomes this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) with its particular focus on gender parity.
Unfortunatley this workshop is cancelled.    This workshop aims to make intersectionality tangible and provide practical support for those developing intersectional research and practice. Timetable
Event information Second in the [email protected] Seminar Series. The series will highlight best practice techniques informed by OP theory.
Aspirational professional women would benefit from a better understanding of how to build, maintain and use their social capital to succeed in reaching the top jobs says a study presented today at the BPS Division of Occupational Psychology annual
2016 Conference themes include but are not limited it to:
Strong relationships with other family members can help raise self-esteem and reduce anxiety for some young people who grow up in homes affected by parental domestic violence says a paper presented today at the British Psychological Society’s Psychology of Women Section’s (POWS) annual conference being held in Windsor.
Violence against women is one of the topics being discussed at the British Psychological Society Psychology of Women Section’s (POWs) annual conference taking place this week at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor.
Over the past year the Psychology of Women Section committee has worked hard to engage fully with its members through a number of mechanisms including: conferences, POWSR and a dedicated social media team of committee members who use Twitter and F
Date: Friday 28 November 2014 Time: 18:00 - 20:00 Venue: GC1.08, Tower Building, 166-220 Holloway Road, N7 8DB (opposite Holloway Road tube station)
**Please note: This workshop is fully booked** Create and utilise mixed methods research designs in applied psychology. Timetable
A new perspective on conducting research in psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
This workshop will offer researchers who are more used to working within quantitative paradigms some ways, advantages and challenges of combining quantitative methods with qualitative methods to conduct mixed methods research. 
British Muslim women who wear the hijab could benefit from a more positive body image than those who do not, according to research published in the British Journal of Psy
A recent study that hit the headlines suggested that trying to sleep in overly bright bedrooms could be leading to rising obesity in women.
Living in a household that contains a child's grandparents as well as its parents could raise the risk of the mother experiencing depression within a year after giving birth, according to a new study.
Campaigners are urging the Government to criminalise types of psychological abuse to save more victims of domestic violence.
Women aged 60 or over accounted for nearly a third of hospital admissions for anxiety during the year to November 2013, new figures have revealed.
Conference themes include:
Enhance your knowledge and skills for working with eating disorders Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Younger men are removing more and more body hair, but they still seem to have a lot more flexibility and choice in its removal than women do.
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