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The BPS

The British Psychological Society promotes excellence and ethical practice in the science, education and practical applications of psychology.

We aim to:

• be the learned society and professional body for the discipline

• make psychology accessible to all

• promote and advance the discipline

• be the authoritative and public voice of psychology

• determine and ensure the highest standards in all we do.

We do this by:

• Supporting our members’ careers and professional development

• Providing information to the public

• Increasing the awareness and influence of psychology in society

• Raising standards of education, training and practice

• Organising conferences and events

• Publishing

• Recognising excellence in the science and practice of psychology

• Setting standards in psychological testing

• Preserving and recognising the history of psychology