Psychology

Conquering Conferences

At the end of June, I attended and presented at my first international conference in Virginia, USA.  My field is Cyberpsychology and, as it is a relatively new area of…

Episode 4 – Revisiting Rat Park

In this podcast Elliot revisits the Rat Park studies with Dr Suzi Gage. These studies were at the forefront of the biopsychosocial approach to understanding addiction. The methodological benefits and…

Journal Clubs at UoL

Being a research assistant who hates bad science like a homeopathist hates good science, I’m very anxious to know that the research I’m conducting is solid, and there’s no better…

Why we Enjoy Horror Films

[Phone rings]. We are all thinking it: don’t answer the phone!Still, the protagonist ignores our desperate pleas for escape and picks up the handset. Trembling, she hears a low, insidious…