The Psychologist Vol 22 No 9 September 2009

The Psychologist Vol 22 No 9 September 2009
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Item # MZCAT-465
ISBN 0952-8229

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Contents

Choosing the right tools to find the right people
Jacob B. Hirsh looks at performance prediction, an area with some of the strongest relationships in psychological research 

Forum
News, media and conference: Mission to Mars; sexual orientation therapy; protecting the vulnerable;
Ceri Parsons on provocative reporting in the media; and Christian Jarrett and Jon Sutton report from the European Congress of Psychology in Oslo

Intensive interaction    
Luke Jefferies looks at an approach to communication and social interaction that could be coming of age;
Cathy Harding and Ruth Berry look at the case-study evidence

Firing pea-shooters at elephants    

Julian Boon and Lynsey Gozna rail against the futility of much psychological research
 
Eye on fiction: Dramas of existential inquiry    
Mallory Wober reflects on two novels by Sebastian Faulks

Methods: Incentivised snowballing
Benjamin Gardner looks at a method for recruiting to internet-based research studies; and a new power calculator

Book reviews
The invisible smile: living without facial expression; the therapeutic relationship in the cognitive behavioural psychotherapies; and more

Society
President's column; Research Board lifetime achievement award; HPC on titles and renewal; online voting; and more

Careers
Training as an educational psychologist, and what life is like once qualified; featured job

Looking back
Is the 'cognitive revolution' a myth? Sandy Hobbs thinks the term is inaccurate and unhelpful; Jeremy Trevelyan Burman disagrees

One on one
...with Helen Haste

 

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