03 October 2017
The winners of this year’s British Psychological Society Book Award have been announced.
Awards have been made in all four categories:
Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind by Kevin Laland.
Kevin Laland is Professor of Behavioural and Evolutionary Biology at the University of St Andrews.
Child Health Psychology: A Biopsychosocial Perspective by Julie Turner-Cobb
Julie Turner-Cobb is a Professor of Health Psychology at Bournemouth University.
Sex, Lies and Brain Scans: How fMRI Reveals What Really Goes on in Our Minds by Barbara Sahakian & Julia Gottwald
Barbara Sahakian is Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Cambridge Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute. Julia Gottwald completed her PhD in Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge.
Preventing Self-Injury and Suicide in Women’s Prisons by Tammi Walker & Graham Towl
Dr Tammi Walker is Senior Lecturer and Director of the Forensic Academy at the University of Manchester. Graham Towl is Professor of Forensic Psychology at Durham University.
Congratulations to all the winners. The Society makes its Book Award each year to recognise excellent published work in psychology.