Archives for September, 2012

THE CASE OF MEGAN STAMMERS – CHILDREN RUNNING AWAY FROM HOME – A SECRET EPIDEMIC IN THE UK? NEW RESEARCH FINDS ONE IN TEN WOMEN IN ENGLAND REPORT RUNNING AWAY BEFORE AGED 16. RAJ PERSAUD AND PETER BRUGGEN

Children running away from home – a secret epidemic in the UK? New research finds one in ten women in England report running away before aged 16. Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen Megan Stammers, the school girl who ran away with her married maths teacher, appears unusual, hence all the headlines, but in fact running […]

INDIA’S SECRET SHAME – WIFE BATTERING AND THE MALE SUPERIORITY COMPLEX BY RAJ PERSAUD

INDIA’S SECRET SHAME – WIFE BATTERING AND THE MALE SUPERIORITY COMPLEX RAJ PERSAUD CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST One of the largest surveys of its kind has just been published; 69,484 women ages 15 to 49 from all regions of India were investigated, and the shocking finding is that 31%  had experienced physical violence in the past 12 […]

Hair colour and attraction – is the latest psychological research bad news for Scarlett Johansson, Nicole Kidman and Simon Pegg? Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham

Hair colour and attraction – is the latest psychological research bad news for Scarlett Johansson, Nicole Kidman and Simon Pegg?   Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham   Startling new psychological research challenges previous thinking that hair colour is merely about personal preference. Instead a massive consensus appears to exist on which hair colour is preferred, […]

A BRITISH SOLDIER IN AFGHANISTAN IS REPORTED AS DELIVERING A BABY ‘ON THE FRONT LINE’ WITHOUT KNOWING SHE WAS PREGNANT – HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE? THE LATEST PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH REVEALS THE ANSWER BY RAJ PERSAUD AND NICHOLAS MORRIS

A British Soldier in Afghanistan is reported as delivering a baby ‘on the front line’ without knowing she was pregnant – how is this possible? The latest psychiatric research reveals the answer.   Raj Persaud and Nicholas Morris   The story that a British soldier, who did not realise she was pregnant, has recently given […]

Breasts – the latest psychological research finds women don’t care what men want by Raj Persaud and Kathleen A Martin Ginis

Breasts – the latest psychological research finds women don’t care what men want Raj Persaud and Kathleen A Martin Ginis In one of the largest psychological studies ever conducted, an intriguing difference between male and female views on what is attractive has emerged. The study was recently published in the academic journal ‘Aesthetic and Plastic […]

Hillsborough – The Real Truth – how the media twists into a baying mob

Hillsborough – The Real Truth – how the media twists into a baying mob Raj Persaud and Ramón Spaaij At the Hillsborough memorial service, Anfield 15th April 2009, a banner, with the names of the deceased written into the numeral 96, was headed by a version of a well-known pop song, ‘You Are Always On […]

WHAT ANDY MURRAY TEACHES US ABOUT SELF-DOUBT AND ITS ROLE IN OUR SUCCESS OR FAILURE

What Andy Murray teaches us about self-doubt and its role in our success or failure Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham Andy Murray’s historic victory appears founded on a mental rather than a physical transformation. Commentators, plus the tennis star himself, have been discussing how his previously hindering self-doubt appears to have been finally conquered. Many […]