Archives for September, 2016

Does Psychology of Greed Explain Current Crisis in UK Sport? By Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen

Sam Allardyce has resigned from his “dream job” as manager of the England football team, partly because he discussed accepting a seemingly dodgy £400,000 deal with undercover newspaper reporters, but the psychological puzzle remains; why the pursuit of yet more cash, given he was on a £3 million-a-year contract plus bonuses?   Revelations of widespread corruption […]

Powerful Biases Shape How Presidential Debates Are Viewed by Dr Raj Persaud and Dr Peter Bruggen

Depending on the performance of the candidates, the televised debate between Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton might determine the next President of the United States. Psychology dramatically influences the way such debates are perceived by the public and their impact, so both candidates most probably consider deploying psychology in their planning for the encounter. A […]

THE BEST TIME TO HAVE A HEART ATTACK – WHEN DOCTORS ARE AWAY

THE BEST TIME TO HAVE A HEART ATTACK – WHEN DOCTORS ARE AWAY RESEARCH FINDS IT SAFER TO HAVE A HEART ATTACK WHEN THE CARDIOLOGISTS LEAVE TOWN by Dr Raj Persaud and Dr Peter Bruggen Large medical conventions – where hundreds if not thousands of doctors converge on some luxury hotel in an exotic location […]