Ageism

‘Psychology in Crisis’ is now available

About the Author Imprint: 2018 Psychology in Crisis Author: Brian M. Hughes Publisher: Palgrave, London ISBN-10: 1352003007 ISBN-13: 978-1352003000 Click here to view on Palgrave Macmillan Click here to view on Amazon.co.uk Click here to view on Amazon.com Click here to view on Amazon.in Click here to view on Amazon.co.jp Click here […]

Marriage causes germs (kind of)

Yesterday morning I watched an interesting breakfast TV show here in Accra, on Ghana’s GTV. Interesting for three reasons: (a) because it illustrated the passionately articulate and comfortably personable nature of many Ghanaians, with whom just about any quick chat can escalate into an eloquent debate within seconds; (b) because […]

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Sex + Everlasting life = Science!

Hopefully I will get a few more hits on here now that I have posted something with ‘Sex’ in the title. But you’ll have to consider this one a quickie. The British newspaper lifestyle pages (Telegraph, Daily Mail, Daily Star, etc) are running a story fed to them via press […]

Obligatory Halloween tie-in: Ghost spotted at football match actually a man

Here’s a famous football quote (out of the mouth of Satan himself): “Football, eh? Bloody hell!” Yes. Football and hell. Inextricably linked. So, it was always but a matter of time before intrepid photojournalists would capture occult goings-on at a football game. But not just any old kickabout. No, the […]

Scientific advice for Christmas (Original Soundtrack), Part 1

It’s Christmas (kind of). This is a science blog (kind of). And so, therefore, I am obliged to offer you… …A SCIENCE-OF-CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! Woo-hoo! As with all Christmas-related activities, blogging about the Science of Christmas is something of a fixed tradition. At this moment, Googling “Science of Christmas” returns a […]

An age-old problem: Public relations as science

There is no doubt that in our increasingly image-conscious and superficially focused times, age discrimination presents a creeping civil rights problem. The tendency to judge the professional and social worth of a person on the basis of his or her apparent age can present artificial barriers to employment and respect. […]