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On the Edge of a New Frontier: Is Gerontological Social Work in the UK Ready to Meet Twenty-First-Century Challenges?

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Pregnancy Loss in Rural Ireland: An Experience of Disenfranchised Grief

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Can psychologist and psychiatrist expert witnesses be trusted to know how memory works?

Psychologists and psychiatrist are frequently called on to provide expert testimony in court. When the memories recalled by an alleged victim, suspect and/or eye-witness become an explicit issue, is it safe to assume that the psychologist or psychiatrist in the expert role will have up-to-date scientific knowledge about the reliability of memory? Worryingly, a new…

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After this training regime, people saw letters of the alphabet as being alive with colour

A training regime at the University of Sussex has successfully conditioned fourteen people with no prior experience of synesthesia – crossing of the senses – to experience coloured phenomena when seeing letters. The regime took place over nine weeks, a half hour session every workday together with extra homework. Again and again, the trainees were…

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Link feast

Our pick of the best psychology and neuroscience links from the past week or so (psychosis special): Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia The British Psychological Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) publishes a major new report that concludes: “psychosis can be understood and treated in the same way as other psychological problems such as anxiety or…

The Unhappy Positive Psychology Student?

Having recently completed the dissertation for my MAPP program, I can now reflect on the final few weeks before my submission. I felt pressured, had a drop in my well-being, and struggled to get into flow. Worse still, I wasn’t great company to be around. I was often lost in my own thoughts, mainly about…

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