psychology

Finally, Some Good News of the Replication Front – Sorta

While the failure to replicate findings from the psychological literature has been a common critique of psychology in the recent press, one area of psychology which does appear to replicate is that of trait-based prediction, a finding that is especially relevant for I/O Psychology.

By |2019-04-12T05:23:54+00:00April 12th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Gendered Brain and the Seven Deadly Sins of Psychological Science

A new book has recently hit the market that I believe should be mandatory reading for most scientists in the field. The book is called - 'The Gendered Brain: The New Neuroscience That Shatters The Myth Of The Female Brain' - and the key premise of the book is that men and women’s brains are simply not that different.

By |2019-03-27T11:50:02+00:00March 11th, 2019|Blog|2 Comments

Ethics in Our Profession – Finding More Questions Than Answers

Today, guidelines defined by the established professional bodies such as the Australian Psychological Society (APS), British Psychological Society (BPS), and the American Psychological Association (APA) are referred to as the benchmark for ethical practice in psychology.

By |2017-11-09T05:17:34+00:00July 17th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Data Is An Ingredient Not the Meal: 5 Key Things to Think About to Begin Turning Data Into Information

While data has value to solving organisational problems, it is not a solution in and of itself. This point is lost on clients who think that just by having data that the solution to problems such as retention, selection success and training evaluation will somehow reveal itself.

By |2017-11-09T05:18:44+00:00July 7th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Business of Psychology

Many people are unaware of the big business that is now Organisational Psychology. I have long argued when reporting the myths of psychology that one of the great myths is that it is a discipline driven by science. The reality however is that it is a discipline often under pinned by commercial interests. I have [...]

By |2018-06-28T11:53:13+00:00January 17th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Divide 2: The UK/US Divide

It is often surprising to find out that the US and UK have very different histories and philosophies. These differences were discussed in a couple of articles in the June 2006 edition of the "Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology".

By |2018-07-30T01:25:11+00:00November 5th, 2010|Blog|0 Comments