Friday, 29 November 2019

Incredible neuroscience - report in The Psychologist

On Monday 25 November I attended the British Neuroscience Association's 'Credibility in Neuroscience' launch at the House of Commons. Professor Dorothy Bishop and Professor Lord Robert Winston spoke. You can read my report from the event here.

Here's a picture of some cards from the event, encouraging funders, researchers, publishers and others to improve neuroscience (click to enlarge).

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

What's the mechanism? Report in The Psychologist

Last week I attended the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development's 21st anniversary celebration. There were 39 speakers so reporting was a challenge! You can read the report here.

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Exposing the facts of patriarchy - double book review in The Psychologist

I reviewed The Guilty Feminist: From our Noble Goals to our Worst Hypocrisies by Deborah Frances-White and Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Created for Men by Caroline Criado Perez. You can read the double review here.

Monday, 18 November 2019

Reducing academic flying report in The Psychologist

Last week I attended a symposium at the University of Sheffield about reducing academic flying. My report of the day is on The Psychologist website here: Fly or die in academia? In the article I outline the problem as well as some solutions.

Saturday, 16 November 2019

Interview with Susan Cousins in The Psychologist

I asked Susan Cousins about her new book, 'Overcoming Everyday Racism:  Building Resilience and Wellbeing in the Face of Discrimination and Microaggressions'. You can read the interview here.

Monday, 11 November 2019

Should homework be scrapped? New post on BOLD blog

My latest post for the Blog on Learning and Development looks at the benefits and costs of homework for primary and secondary school children. You can read the post here.

Friday, 1 November 2019

Teaching children about diverse families - new post on BOLD blog

My latest post on the Jacobs Foundation Blog on Learning and Development (BOLD) looks at the importance of LGBT-inclusive education for children's wellbeing. It considers the importance for children who may be LGBT themselves, or families who have LGBT members, or teachers who are LGBT. You can read the post here.