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BRIO imagery workshop: Reflections on applied practice

Many sport and exercise psychology students learn in the classroom about the potential uses and benefits of imagery, and the underpinning theory and evidence. I wonder if other students-turned-practitioners can resonate with my experience that actually putting theory into practice in the applied field is a whole different ball game! 1,188 more words

Imagery Workshop

Psychology Tomorrow

Psychology more than any other science has had its pseudo-scientific no less than its scientific period. — James Baldwin

As I sit here reading a paperback copy of Psychology Gone Wrong: The Dark Sides of Science and Therapy by Tomasz Witkowski and Maciej Zatonski (not the accordion duo), I can’t help but notice myself agreeing with many aspects of this polemic work. 895 more words

“The Sky is Falling!” (or Don’t be an EBP Chicken Little)

We all know the story of Chicken Little, right?  Chicken Little is walking through the forest, an acorn falls and hits her on the head, then Chicken Little  runs about in a panic telling everyone, “The sky is falling! 651 more words

Evidence Based Practice

Shock as Grumbling Appendix 'agrees' with CNOE

D’you know what really annoys me? What really annoys me is when I ask if a patient is getting out of bed, and some world-weary staff nurse shrugs and gives me a dismissive “Oh, just leave him for physio”. 761 more words

Nursing Commentaries

Therapists' Attitudes Towards Evidence-Based Practice

Credit to Stuart Miles, freedigitalphotos.net

The scientist practitioner approach encourages us as therapists to draw on research evidence to inform our clinical practice. However, a recent literature review conducted by Gyani, Shafran, Rose and Lee (2015) outlines that not all clinicians are informed by an evidence base in their practice, and they suggest that we do not yet know much about why this is. 761 more words

Ask King Charles II: "Why do we need evidence-based practice?"

Want to know the value of evidence in practice?  You might ask King Charles II (or at least his physicians who survived him).   Check out what happens when much of the evidence for practice was based on tradition & experts: … 90 more words

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The expertise to close the attainment gap already exists in schools, so how do we capture it?

James Richardson is a Senior Analyst at the Education Endowment Foundation. Here, he talks to us about the EEF’s Families of Schools database. 

“In education, context is everything. 566 more words

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