Heroin is a highly addictive drug which people find very hard to stop using. Medication is generally needed to overcome serious withdrawal symptoms which are often compared to a bad dose of flu. Even with the best of professional care, very strong cravings for the drug often lead people to relapse to heroin when the […]
Psychology students at Edge Hill University have taken part in a virtual-style ‘Dragon’s Den’ event where they pitched psychology inspired business ideas to three top TV experts.
To mark World Emoji Day an Edge Hill University expert looks at how the face mask emoji could be an important way to encourage behaviour change around wearing face masks as part of the Covid-19 recovery phase.
Psychologist, author and broadcaster Professor Geoff Beattie from Edge Hill University has received international recognition for his ground-breaking work on trophy hunting and climate change.
Professor Geoff Beattie’s book ‘Trophy Hunting’ has been shortlisted for a 2019 Taylor & Francis Outstanding Book and Digital Product Award in the Outstanding Professional Category. Taylor & Francis publishes 7,000 new books each year, with a backlist of over 140,000 titles available in print and digital formats. The shortlist for this international award is […]
Edge Hill psychologists have been a key part of the response to Covid-19 through their work with the British Psychological Society (BPS). Dr Linda Kaye has been part of a Presidential task force in coordinating work in response to Covid-19. As a Chartered Member of the BPS and Chair of the BPS Cyberpsychology Section, she […]
Professor Geoff Beattie’s work on climate change with Dr. Laura McGuire from the Faculty of Education reaches new international audiences. Their book ‘The Psychology of Climate Change’ (Routledge) is currently being translated and published in Portuguese for Brazil; the publisher is Editora Blucher. The Chinese rights have already been sold, and there will be more […]
Video calling is on the increase to help people feel connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. An Edge Hill University cyberpsychology expert explains why many are suffering from ‘Zoom fatigue’ as a result.
This Valentine’s Day, psychologists from Edge Hill University explore the science behind the ‘beer goggles’ effect and suggests there is some truth to this when considering the attractiveness of potential suitors.
Professor Beattie and Dr McGuire’s book, ‘The Psychology of Climate Change’, published by Routledge, has been selected as one of the ten ‘essential environment reads’ for a major promotional campaign by the Booksellers Association, in conjunction with University College London to run in early March. The book is in extremely distinguished company with classics in […]