Themes in Psychology

Below are collected the series published on PsyBlog which focus on specific areas of psychology over several posts.

Social psychology

How we are affected by the presence of other people, whether it is actual, imagined or implied.

Cognitive psychology

Examines cognitive and emotional processes: how we think, perceive, remember, learn and create.


Mind and Body


Top 10s

Some top 10 studies ranging across various areas of psychology.


A series of special articles on our relationship with work, money and consumerism.


What scientists have discovered about what makes us happy and how we can become happier.