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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.

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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?

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‘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.

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