Here, from the perspective of a certain type of Scot — let’s call him the despairing Unionist — is how the United Kingdom currently looks. We are about to have yet another Old Etonian prime minister, chosen for us by an ageing, Jag-driving,...
Matt Hancock backs former foreign secretary as Rory Stewart gains momentum
Richard Bentall #FBPEHello people of Great Britain, it's time to wake up. The leading contender to be your next Prime Minister is too afraid to appear on television or at a press hustings - because he's scared he'll screw up.
Richard Bentall #FBPEDear Twitter friends, this is another request for help in piloting an on-line questionnaire. This one takes about 7 minutes and is a series of multichoice puzzles which you are asked to choose solutions for. Please try it out if you have time and retweet
Richard Bentall #FBPETests of this sort are widely used in psychology, and the purpose of the present exercise is to see if they work when in an online format. If so, we will use it in future online studies of strong beliefs (inc religious, political and conspiracy beliefs)
Richard Bentall #FBPE500 people filled in our earlier religious and atheistic beliefs questionnaire and the results were extremely helpful in refining the questionnaire and improving it. If we can get a few hundred to try out these puzzles it would really help.
I want to challenge my party. Now the Liberal Democrats are resurgent there is a temptation to simply wait while the left and right limbs of both the Conservative and Labour parties tear themselves apart. But that is not how I want to lead the...
You thought it couldn’t get worse? It certainly can. Britain now faces the very real prospect of Boris Johnson moving into N0 10 (with or without his current girlfriend). He would do so as the country faces its gravest crisis since the Second World...