Psychology

Most recent

Cartoon alien helps children in Mexico deal with trauma

In Mexico a psychologist has come up with an unusual way of getting children, dealing with trauma, to open up about their experiences.

A psychologist is experimenting with 'problem solving booths' staffed by strangers.

A clinical psychologist is experimenting with 'problem solving booths', staffed by strangers.

A trial by Bournemouth doctors produces new evidence of the healing power of the mind

Psychologists are teaching patients methods to cope with pain and recovery from surgery.
Man with big hair and raised eyebrow

Few people openly admit to holding racist beliefs but many psychologists claim most of us are nonetheless unintentionally racist. Are we?

Read more
tired woman

Michelle Roberts

Health editor, BBC News online

People who miss out on sleep do appear less attractive to others, researchers have shown.

Read more