Monthly Archives: July 2013

Post Of The Week – Sunday 28th July

1) “Who Am I?” This post is a few days late because I have been to London. One of the places I visited was the Science Museum. This is the link to the “Who Am I?” exhibition. It’s superb for giving you an idea of what is contemporary in Psychology and where our knowledge […]

Post Of The Week – Thursday 18th July

1) Mental Illness And Stigma The BBC3 season on mental illness continues to challenge us to think in a different way. Last night’s programme was called “Diaries Of A Broken Mind”. It used a video diary format to tell the stories of 25 young people. I didn’t enjoy the format (because I am old) […]

Post Of The Week – Thursday 11th July

1) Gender And Attitudes To Mental Illness The best research I have seen this week has been in-house, not online. We’ve seen significant results from two of three groups investigating gender and attitudes to mental illness, with the third group posting marginally insignificant results. There is good evidence that boys have a less positive attitude. […]

Post Of The Week – Thursday 4th July

1) Peter Attia On The Obesity Crisis For A2 Eating Behaviour, we look at explanations for the success and failure of dieting. We all think we know why people put on weight. They eat too much. Diets are about forcing yourself to eat less. If you can’t eat less, it’s your fault. Attia takes as […]