Autistic children with imaginary friends have better social skills, just like neurotypical children
Results suggest that pretend play provides similar social benefits to autistic children as it does to neurotypical children.
The bare necessities of stress
Mark Wetherell's cover feature, plus the rest of the edition…
Why graduate outcome measures in Psychology don't add up
Victoria Sanderson, Lisa Harkry & Gaby Pfeifer ask: do the demands put on Psychology graduates help or hinder career aspirations?
We consider the history of Psychology, and the psychology of history.
- ...the fresher's guide to PsychologyWe bring you a collection of links to articles on the psychology of happiness.
- ...getting confidence rightShaoni Bhattacharya trawls our archive to find out when it works, and if – as the Dunning-Kruger Effect suggests – a little learning can be a dangerous thing.
- ...the psychology of friendsWe trawl our archive for insights into why friendship matters.
‘I never saw anyone who looked like me in the profession’
Fauzia Khan interviews Dr Shah Alam, BABCP accredited CBT Therapist and Clinical Psychologist at East London NHS Foundation Trust.
…collected in our archive.
- The appDownload the free app and enjoy The Psychologist and Research Digest content all in one place, on your smartphone or tablet.
- Contribute to The PsychologistWe can help you share stories of research, practice and more.
- Advertise with usReach a huge audience of engaged readers!