Professor Andrew Smith, School of Psychology, comments in an article asking, ‘Can you eat yourself happy?’ (The Guardian Online, Life & Style, 24/11/14).
FIRE Magazine/Gore Research Excellence Award 2014
17 November 2014
Sabrina Cohen-Hatton (Honorary Research Associate in the School) won the 2014 FIRE Magazine/Gore Research Excellence Prize for her work on the psychology of decision making at operational incidents in the UK Fire and Rescue Service.
School of Psychology, jointly with the School of Social Sciences, holds its ‘Sense of Energy’ Exhibition at the Welsh Assembly Senedd Building in Cardiff Bay, which is open to all from 10am-4:30 pm on 30th September, and the 1st and 2nd of October.
Dr Lorraine Whitmarsh from the School of Psychology is leading an international team tasked examining whether taking up a new green behaviour - such as recycling - can spill over to other green behaviour. (SW Echo, 03/04/14, p32 and 04.04.14)
Andreas Jarvstad was awarded the annual award to recognise outstanding contributions to psychological knowledge by postgraduate research students whilst carrying out research for their doctoral degrees in psychology.
Scientists from Cardiff University comment on new research which shows a possible link between taking paracetamol during pregnancy and ADHD. Dr Kate Langley, an expert in developmental and health psychology from the School of Medicine, said that the findings warranted “further investigation”, but should “be taken with caution”. (The Sydney Morning Herald, 26/02/14; South China Morning Post, 26/02/14)