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Joint British Academy / British Psychological Society Lectures

First delivered to mark the centenary of the British Psychological Society in 2001.

Click on the blue links for outputs from the lectures or event information.
(Note: the published texts of the lectures from 2012 onwards are available open access; the texts of the 2001-2007 lectures are not available open access.)

2018  by Anke Ehlers

2017  Trust the people! On the psychology of authoritarian populism by Stephen Reicher (event information)

2016  The stress test, by Ian Robertson (video)

2015  Keeping a spotless mind: The neuroscience of ‘motivated forgetting’, by Michael Anderson (video)

2014  Autism as a neurodevelopmental disorder of mind-reading, by Francesca Happé (text | video)

2013  Dyslexia: An Impairment of Language Learning, by Maggie Snowling (text | video)

2012  An intelligent Scotland: Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson and the Scottish Mental Surveys of 1932 and 1947, by Ian J Deary (text | video)

2011  The Resilient Brain: Cognition and Ageing, by Lorraine K Tyler (video | audio, plus slides)

2010  Psychology and Climate Change: Collective Solutions to a Global Problem, by David Uzzell (text extract | audio, plus slides)

2009  Positive Psychology and Positive Education, by Martin Seligman (event information)

2008  Effective psychological treatments for anxiety disorders: Science, policy and economics, by David Clark (audio)

2007  Mind the Gap; or Why Humans Are Not Just Great Apes, by R I M Dunbar  (text | text extract | audio)

2006  Living Apart, Living Together? The Role of Intergroup Contact in Social Integration, by Miles Hewstone (text)

2005  Relationships and children’s discovery of the mind, by Judith Dunn (event information)

2004  Everybody Counts but Not Everybody Understands Numbers, by Brian Butterworth (text extract | audio)

2003  Working Memory and Learning During the School Years, by Susan E Gathercole (text | audio)

2001  Elementary, my dear Watson, the clue is in the genes ... or is it? by Annette Karmiloff-Smith (text | text extract)

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