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A series of videos on mental healthcare, produced with the help of a public engagement grant from the British Psychological Society, is proving a big hit.

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As The Open Championship is in full swing, our hopes of a British contender winning the Claret Jug are high with the likes of Lee

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Childhood obesity is one of the most serious health epidemics in the UK.&

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With our new website launched, why not experience and take advantage of our online community director

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1901-2011

Reaching our 110th anniversary in 2011 is a milestone in the Society’s history.

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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.”

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One way schoolchildren sitting exams could combat stress is to play more sport.

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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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Research Dig

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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

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Autism is a lifelong condition that affects over 500,000 people in the UK.

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There are many reasons to volunteer

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Psychology is the scientific study of human mind and behaviour.

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An expert discusses the importance of psychology in solving most of the world's problems at an upcoming lecture at the University of Strathclyde.

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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,

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The British Psychological Society promotes excellence and ethical practice in the science, educat

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Psychology in the Pub, Sheffield

For full details see the Psychology in the Pub website.

 

 

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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

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Sharing our Science is an important part of the Society’s work

We aim to communicate psychology

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Online resources to help you find a psychologist

Directory of Chartered Psychologists - search for a psychologist offering services to the public

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Below is a list of terms relating to the different areas of psychology.  You may

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Psychology has a big impact on all different areas of life, from education and health, to the economy and crime.

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Psychology is the scientific study of human mind and behaviour.

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The Society and its members develop, promote and apply psychology for the public good.

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