Social Psychology

Want To Have A Rewarding Career? First, Get Comfortable With Uncertainty

Quora | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK
Quora

When you can face uncertainty, you stop making excuses for being in a situation you hate. Instead, you'll do some research to learn more about your options and you'll go do something else. Bad careers are for people who think there's something keeping them from making a change. The only thing in the way is their own response to uncertainty.

London Calling

Pam Jarvis | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK
Pam Jarvis

In the aftermath of World War II Dr John Bowlby created his theory of infant attachment. It was such an innovative approach to child psychology in tha...

Are Psychologists Always Analysing You?

Martyn Stewart | Posted 17.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Stewart

Why do people fear psychologists? Why are people worried that we'll single you out for mental interrogation? Anyone who's ever taken a psych class or has a book by Freud on the shelf, has probably met somebody suspicious of your educational interests...

Classical Conditioning: Linking 'Blurred Lines', 'Islamaphobia' and 'Cosmo's Race Controversy'

Najite Phoenix | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK
Najite Phoenix

For every well-intentioned soul who takes it upon themselves to point out any controversy in the media regarding sexism, racism or any other divisive ...

To Troll, or Not to Troll?

Olga Levancuka | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Tech
Olga Levancuka

Even if the trolls are posting in response to the strange and at times controversial views of Katie Hopkins and others alike, the time to challenge the trolls has come. Because the trolls who provoke and the trolls who respond are no better.

The Lipstick Effect - How Recessions Reveal Female Mating Strategy

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

A series of psychology experiments have confirmed for the first time that while tougher economic times decrease desire for most items, they also reliably increase women's yearning for products that boost their attractiveness.

We Needed the Wigan Underdog Story -Their Relegation Doesn't Matter to Us

Troy Campbell | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Sport
Troy Campbell

So why do we love the Wigan underdog story? And interestingly, why does a Wigan relegation not bother us? Well, no matter whether you are right or left of center, work for Microsoft or Apple, or are a janitor or CEO, you most likely see yourself as somewhat of an underdog.