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Five titles have been shortlisted for our Book Award

16 July 2018

The shortlists for this year’s BPS Book Award have been announced.

This year five titles have been selected in three categories for these awards administered by our Research Board::

Academic Monograph

The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A manifesto for reforming the culture of scientific practice by Chris Chambers

Cognitive Gadget: The cultural evolution of thinking by Cecilia Heyes

Popular Science

Unthinkable: An extraordinary journey through the world's strangest brains by Helen Thomson

The Influential Mind: What the brain reveals about our power to change others by Tali Sharot


Forensic psychology: Theory, research, policy, practice by Jennifer Brown, Yvonne Shello and Terri Cole.

No award will be made in the Practitioner Text category this year.

The winning titles in all three categories will be announced in September, and their authors will receive commemorative certificates at next year’s Society annual conference.

Click here to read more about our Book Award, including details of previous winners


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