Articles about 'psychology'

The (anti)feminist teachers in popular media

Our monthly guest blogger, Madeleine Pownall, worries about what the portrayal of women in popular media is teaching us about gender and sexuality

Guest Blogger // 27 May 2017

Categories: Blog

Science, stereotypes and society

Pamela Jacobsen explores stereotype threat - a phenomenon where people underperform in certain subjects when they're reminded of their gender

Pamela Jacobsen // 24 February 2016

Categories: Education, Features, Work and Play

My sexuality is not a psychiatric symptom – it’s just who I am

Charlotte Dingle blogs for the F-word on the experience of being bisexual and having Borderline Personality Disorder, and how this affected her treatment by mental health professionals.

Guest Blogger // 12 May 2015

Categories: Blog

Girls don’t need more information about what boys find attractive

Dr Aric Sigman suggests we can combat teenage girls' poor body image by asking teenage boys what they find attractive. D H Kelly discusses why this is a really bad idea

D H Kelly // 18 March 2015

Categories: Blog

Asking the right questions

Psychologist Dr Nina Burrowes talks to Lizzie Atkinson about her online video project that opens up the conversation on sexual abuse

Dr Nina Burrowes // 21 October 2014

Categories: Activism, Interviews, Violence

New review: How to Become a Scandal: Adventures in Bad Behavior

Laura Kipnis’ “theory of scandal” starts an interesting conversation, says Katherine Wootton, but ignores the impact on victims to concentrate on gossip and society’s response Laura Kipnis, author of the...

Jess McCabe // 11 January 2011

Categories: Blog

Research indicates “why women apologise so much”

The Live Science website has reported on two related studies exploring how often women and men apologise. In summary, the first study involved the use of online diaries and found...

Holly Combe // 30 September 2010

Categories: Blog

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