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West Midlands Branch Newsletter Issue 5 Spring 2016

West Midlands Branch Newsletter Issue 5 Spring 2016

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Quick Overview

The newsletter of the Society's West Midlands Branch.




Editor's column
Luisa Tarczynski-Bowles

Chair's column
Emma Vardy

Meet the West Midlands Branch committee

'Psychologist in the Pub' reviews

  • Be well, be fast, live long: Finding the factors that contribute to a long and able life
    Reviewed by Rita Phillips
  • How can psychological theories be used to predict binge-drinking?
    Reviewed by Kara Holloway
  • Can understanding the functional characteristics of drinking environments make nightlife healthier?'
    Reviewed by Kara Holloway
  • Sherlock Holmes and Psychology
    Reviewed by Dan Chorlton
  • Not that much is Macho about testosterone
    Reviewed by Marie McNally
  • The role of confessions in criminal convictions: 'To confess or not to confess... What was the question?'
    Reviewed by Daniel Brindley-Thomas

Forthcoming 'Psychologist in the Pub' events

Book review

  • The Reason I Jump: One boy's voice from the silence of autism
    By Naoki Higashida
    Reviewed by Marco Barbi

Event reviews

  • BPS Psychology of Education Section Annual Conference 2015
    Marie McNally
  • BPS Division of Health Psychology Scotland Postgraduate Autumn Workshop 2015
    Peter Lau Xuan Ying
  • BPS Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference 2016
    Chloe Nevitt
  • Coventry Young Researchers (CYR)
    Anna Joyce

BPS West Midlands Branch Bursaries

Notes for Contributors


Additional Information