Archive: Psychology

How have boarding schools like Eton shaped our leaders?

Comment: Boarding school has scarred our leaders

Everyone knows there's something wrong with politics in Britain. And, at long last, the psychotherapy profession has started to take note.

Opinion Former Articles

  • What is social science?

    The social sciences are all about understanding the way humans behave and interact with each other - helping to make our society a better place to live.

  • Improving the mental health system

    This new report by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Work outlines the values, practices and evidence that should be at the heart of mental health support.

  • ESRC: UK brains are under threat

    The British appetite for zombies is becoming a growing trend. From computer games and films to organised zombie walks though Britain’s cities, the proliferation of zombies seems to be everywhere. Yet, this high interest in zombies enables researchers to link zombie-like behaviours to current models of public attitudes and actions.

  • ESRC: Glasgow in the 'good old days'

    With corned beef making a comeback, period dramas filling primetime TV and the styles of the 60s and 80s frequently gracing the fashion catwalks, nostalgia is playing an important role in everyday life. It inspires art and politics, it is being used to sell everything from food to furniture and it shapes the identity of individuals and entire communities.

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