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A new report on obesity published by the British Psychological Society has highlighted the added value psychological and therapeutic approaches can provide when integrated effectively in obesity treatments. Chartered Psychologist Dr Julie Waumsley, Chair of the working group, explained: “This comprehensive report offers new insights to help individuals struggling with weight problems and plug gaps not filled by current obesity interventions.”
One way schoolchildren sitting exams could combat stress is to play more sport.
The 2009 annual British Academy/British Psychological Society Lecture was delivered by Dr Martin Seligman, Fox Leadership Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania. The lecture was held on Tuesday 29 September at Friends House an
No smoking signs may actually be encouraging people to smoke as they remind them of their need for cigarettes. The research, presented at the Society’s Annual Conference in Glasgow, found that smokers who were shown scenes with no smoking signs visible were subconsciously drawn to reach for a cigarette because the idea of smoking was put in their head.
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In line with our feature raising awarness of adult autism, below are some useful questions and answers about the topic. What is autism? Autism is a lifelong condition that affects how a person communicates
Autism is a lifelong condition that affects over 500,000 people in the UK.
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Psychology is the scientific study of human mind and behaviour.
An expert discusses the importance of psychology in solving most of the world's problems at an upcoming lecture at the University of Strathclyde.
The Society’s Press Centre promotes evidence-based psychological research to the media and wider audiences. Psychologists can offer a unique angle on subjects such as children and family, entertainment, health, education, politics, crime
The British Psychological Society promotes excellence and ethical practice in the science, educat
Two free public lectures in Oxford Two free public lectures being held as part of the Annual Conference of the British Psychological
The Society runs an annual public engagement grant scheme. Through these grants we aim to help members promote the relevance of evidence-based psychology to wider audiences either through direct work or by organising interesting and releva
Sharing our Science is an important part of the Society’s work We aim to communicate psycholo
Online resources to help you find a psychologist Directory of Chartered Psychologists - search for a psychologist offering services to the public
Below is a list of terms relating to the different areas of psychology.  You may
Psychology is the scientific study of human mind and behaviour: how we think, f
Psychology has a big impact on all different areas of life, from education and health, to the economy and crime.
Psychology is the scientific study of human mind and behaviour.The Br
Psychology is the scientific study of human mind and behaviour. Psychologists work in
The Society and its members develop, promote and apply psychology for the public good.
The British Psychological Society's Psychology for All event appears to have proven a hit with the general public, as all of the tickets to the meet have now sold out.
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