Event information Virtual Reality in Psychological Therapy and Research Virtual Reality (VR) is currently enjoying a surge in popularity due to emerging technologies such as the Oculus Rift, the HTC Vive, and the Samsung Gear VR.
The commonly held stereotype of the IT guy (or girl) – which must be one of the most stereotyped occupations in the world – as good with machines and programming code, but lousy with people and emotions.
An investigation into how to train teachers to tackle poor pupil behaviour is to be expanded to cover the use of mobile phones.
Users of social network sites – such as Facebook and LinkedIn - who have large and diverse followings are at an increased risk of reputational, psychological and even physical harm says a study presented at a British Psychological Society conferen
The need to be constantly available and respond 24/7 on social media accounts can cause depression, anxiety and decrease sleep quality for teenagers says a study presented at a British Psychological Society conference in Manchester.
The rise of the selfie (and its widespread use on social media) has given people more control than ever over the impression they present to the world.
For many shy people, online social networking sites have an obvious appeal – a way to socialise without the unpredictable immediacy of a face-to-face encounter.
Malcolm Gladwell’s influential book The Tipping Point popularised the notion that ideas, products and movements owe popular success to opinion leaders: people who are highly connected via weak ties to others, persuasive in character, and an expert
The methods used to alert members of the public in the UK to civil emergencies vary by location. Systems currently used include door knocking, landline phone calls, PA systems, loudhailers and even church bells.
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Stigma is a problem for all forms of mental illness, but arguably obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) – a condition that at its most severe can ruin lives – is subject to a disproportionate amount of trivialisation and ridicule.
Identifying with a specific group of online gamers, such those who play Football Manager, can help gamers’ overall feelings of psychological wellbeing. This finding by Dr Linda Kaye from Edge Hill University was presented today at the Annual Conference of the British Psychology Society in Liverpool earlier this week.
Psychologists are to improve online health information on lung cancer after research showed that family members are more likely to search online to encourage loved ones to seek help.  
Young people are aware of the risks of cyberbullying but perceive others as being more at risk than themselves. Young women are more vulnerable to this perception than young men. 
British Psychological Society, Research Seminar Series 2015: Exploring the ‘always on culture’.
British Psychological Society, Research Seminar Series 2015: Exploring the ‘always on culture’.
Does the possibility of saving information on a computer help or hinder human memory?
The British Psychological Society’s Research Digest has launched a podcast, ‘PsychCrunch'.
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.
Publicly tweeting about sexism could improve women’s wellbeing as it has the potential to let them express themselves in ways that feel like they can make a difference, says a study published in the British Journal of Social Psychology.
Men who post lots of selfies on social media are often more narcissistic than other males, a new study has found.
Video games allow players to indulge in simulated behaviours that in the real world would be highly antisocial or unethical, and many people are concerned how this might spill over from the screen to the street.
Six per cent of people across the globe are addicted to the internet, a new study has revealed.
Using social media for personal reasons in the workplace might have a few positive effects, new research indicates.
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