19th May 2017

Celebrities, Obsession and Reality Television

We live in a ubiquitous world of celebrity obsession and highly motivated voyeurism reality television genres is uncomplete except it provides us with our daily fix […]
23rd March 2017

Political Celebrity Martin McGuinness

Martin McGuinness: A Psychological Analysis of his life in Politics Early Adolescence: Conformity and Obedience James Martin Pacelli McGuinness played a leading role in negotiating the […]
6th March 2017
Women in Politics

Women in Politics A Psychological Perspective

Celebrity Women Achievers in Politics Today we have witnessed new era of female political power in the Northern Ireland Assembly. Arlene Foster leader of the DUP […]
2nd March 2017

Personality of Cars and Celebrities

In my work as a social media psychologist with a speciality in human personality of celebrities, I’m perpetually intrigued by the relationship between all sorts of […]
2nd March 2017

Can you take back control from watching American reality TV shows?

     CAN YOU TAKE BACK CONTROL FROM WATCHING AMERICAN REALITY TV SHOWS SUCH AS            “ The Real Housewives of New York City” “Bridezillas” “Celebrity […]
3rd January 2017

The psychology behind celebrity deaths

The untimely death of George Michael will leave a void in the hearts and minds of adults and teenagers alike. He created a fictional persona in […]
9th November 2016


The long wait is over and over the past twelve months we have been thriving on a digital diet of politics sporting features and current affairs […]
27th October 2016


Soon we will be tuning in once more to beat the winter blues by watching the new arrivals in the Australian Jungle. The campmates have been carefully […]
19th October 2016

The New Phenomena of Political Trolls

Currently television news and political programmes are producing fascinating footage of politicians in action. They are now turning their tactics to using all forms of social […]
28th September 2016

The Turmoil of being a Teenager

The teenage years is a time of stress conflict and inner turmoil. A time of searching exploring “Who am I ?” What am I meant to […]
5th September 2016

The Psychology behind Intrusive thoughts

What are intrusive thoughts? We know from psychological research findings that we all men and women at some time or other have intrusive and disturbing thoughts.They […]
15th August 2016

Michaella McCollum

Michaella McCollum is now back in her home town and demonstrating a personality that appears on the surface to be one at ease with herself glowing […]
3rd August 2016

The Cyberpsychology of Internet Attachment and Addictions

Cyberpsychology is a new field within applied psychology It assesses how we interact with others using technology, and how technology influences our daily behaviour.. In today’s […]
3rd August 2016

Psychology of TV Binge Watching

Are you currently addicted to a virtual sedentary lifestyle by daily watching repeats of your favourite TV show or documentaries? I read an excellent research article […]
3rd August 2016

Body Issues and Psychology

Many people look to television as a guide to what is ideal, and the plastic-surgery makeover genre is becoming increasingly popular. Dr Julie Albright, Professor of […]
3rd August 2016

Reality TV  … the Truth

Once again we settle down in a drizzly July and August to be entertained by an endless stream of celebrities known and lesser known in Channel […]
23rd July 2016

Are Certain groups of people more likely to leave suicide notes?

When we think of the vast number of completed suicides that take place across all continents each year, we might ask why did they do it? […]
20th July 2016

The Mindset of World Terrorists

Today we have witnessed again another appalling and outrageous atrocity in France.Men woman and children enjoying Bastille Day with fun and excitement then dead on the […]
15th July 2016

The “Imagined Contact” intervention for reducing prejudice can backfire

Insights from psychology can reduce conflict between groups, it feels like we need that help now more than ever. A new study in the Journal of […]
29th March 2016

Mindfulness as therapy. Sense or nonsense?

You will have heard the term down the high street daily also among friends about the “coolest” way to deal with your anxieties depression anger and […]