Teaching and Research

Stanford Prison Experiment (SPE) has acquired a mythical status and provided the inspiration for at least two feature-length films.
Registration has opened for the 14th European Congress of Psychology. This event will be held in Milan on 7-10 July 2015 under the auspices of the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).
We're oblivious to a lot of what passes in front of our eyes. The classic example is people's failure to notice a woman walk through a scene in a gorilla suit.
Recent figures from the Royal College of Psychiatrists show that a growing number of students are seeking help from their university counselling service.
It's well known that psychology research relies too heavily on student volunteers. So many findings are assumed to apply to people in general, when they could be a quirk unique to undergrads.
We are delighted to announce that the British Psychological Society's 2014 Undergraduate Research Assistantship Scheme has resulted in 11 new research projects being funded.
Introducing programmes to help children beat examination anxiety could be an effective way of reducing their stress and angst levels more generally, according to a new study
Twenty-one psychologists were honoured by the British Psychological Society at an awards ceremony held last week as part of its annual conference in Birmingham. The full list of winners:
The Research Board is delighted to announce that this new grant scheme for Sections is now open for applications. Grants of up to £15,000 are available to support scientific initiatives that promote or advance psychology.
Anxiety about a competitive situation makes even the most physically active more likely to slip-up suggests a study presented today at the British Psychological Society annual conference in Birmingham.
People swear more colourfully when they are in a emotionally aroused state; this suggests swearing is closely related to emotion.
Anticipation is building ahead of the British Psychological Society's annual conference, which takes place from tomorrow (7 May) until 9 May at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham.
The primary purpose of the event will be to examine transitions in terms of the study and application of Psychology. In particular it will attempt to broaden debate upon the transfer in and out of university study.
Children learn and understand the meaning of verbs when shown a variety of similar actions, rather than the same action repeatedly suggests research published this week in the British Journal of Developmental Psychology.
If you were to pick up the flagship journal from a discipline that is foreign to you and flip to an article at random, how much do you think you would understand?
The challenges faced by teachers trying to cope with the consequences of cyberbullying in the classroom will be discussed today in a free public session as part of the British Psychological Society’s Northern Ireland branch annual conference.
More than 130 psychology students from the University of the Highlands and Islands enjoyed a five-day residential course last week as part of their degree programme.
Bursaries are still available for The British Psychological Society Annual Conference 2014. Our flagship event is 7-9 May at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham and eligible postgraduate students presenting their research can apply for upto £129 towards the conference fees.
A team at the Nuffield Council on Bioethics is seeking the views of scientists from a range of sectors as part of a new project aimed at finding out how the UK's research environment is affecting their work.
The BPS Scottish Branch and Edinburgh Napier University will host an undergraduate conference in Edinburgh on Saturday 22 March. This fully subscribed event will feature research presentations from third and fourth year Scottish university psychology undergraduates and a ‘Psychology Futures’ careers fair.
This week Christian Jarrett is leaving his position as editor of our award-winning Research Digest.
The winners of this year's annual Brain Prize have been announced at a ceremony in Denmark. Giacomo Rizzolatti, Stanislas Dehaene and Trevor W.
Psychologists have suggested more may need to be done to protect academics from pressures that could lead to mental health problems.
The role cognitive and behavioural psychologists play in the race to crack the world’s most complex system, the human mind, will be explored in a fully booked Science Museum event today, Wednesday 12 March, at the Dana Centre in London.
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