Modest changes to breakfast and dinner times can reduce body fat

The Nutrition Society Paper of the Month for September is from the Journal of Nutritional Science and is entitled ‘A pilot feasibility study exploring the effects of a moderate time-restricted feeding intervention on energy intake, adiposity and metabolic physiology in free-living human subjects’


Quantum materials pave the path for synthetic neuroscience

Exciting new research published in MRS Bulletin reveals how quantum materials are being used within the field of neuroscience to demystify the inner workings of the human brain.


Is Psychoanalysis evidence based?

I wrote this short article to correct a widespread prejudice among mental health practitioners and the general public alike to the effect that psychoanalytic theory and therapy are not ‘evidence based’ -- in the sense that, say, CBT and psychopharmacology are considered to be.


How food companies shape the nutrition research agenda

Corporate sponsorship of research can introduce bias in how it is designed, conducted or published. These biases tend to produce research that favours the sponsor’s product by overemphasizing (or maximizing) benefits and / or underemphasizing (minimizing) harms.


How reliable are nutrition related mobile apps?

There are several nutrition-related applications, which have as the main objective: "providing feedback, goal-setting for healthy eating, healthy cooking, self-monitoring of energy and nutrient intake, weight tracking, social planning and change" and the choice of places to eat.


Changes in breakfast and dinner timings can reduce body fat

Modest changes to breakfast and dinner times can reduce body fat, a new pilot study in the Journal of Nutritional Science reports.


The Spanish Journal of Psychology honors Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental health problems in childhood and adolescence are increasingly the object of preferential study by Spanish professionals. Sensitivity towards cases of child abuse both within the domestic and institutional sphere has grown enormously and has produced a preferential attention towards the associated mental disorders and their consequences, such as suicidal behavior.…


Public Statement on Plan S

Cambridge University Press exists to advance knowledge, learning and research. As part of our purpose, we disseminate high-quality research and drive its impact and reach, working with the academic communities we support.…


Investing in the future at a 484-year-old press

At Cambridge University Press, we recognize that the central promise of the Open movement—that an open scholarly ecosystem will accelerate the ability of research to solve problems—is of the highest importance to our communities.


Why Treatments Are Not As Effective As We Think

Featured in The New York Times, Congratulations. Your Study Went Nowhere. Published on September 24, 2018. Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is the cornerstone of modern clinical practice.…


Special Issue of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapist on Complexity within Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

When I first took over as Editor-in-Chief of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapist (tCBT), I was extremely excited to hear that there was already a planned (and almost completed) forthcoming Special Issue on Complexity in Cognitive Behaviour Therapist (CBT) being Guest Edited by Claire Lomax and Stephen Barton from Newcastle University, UK (Lomax & Barton, 2017).…


From the Fetus, the Child

Any parent with two or more children knows that babies are different at birth and often those differences persist as the baby develops.…