Liam Myles is a psychologist working in mental health within the NHS. He maintains an active role in research and has expertise in the cognitive mechanisms underpinning psychological difficulties. Please feel free to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Older Age Care: Could Less Be More?
The aging populations of many Western countries mean that promoting better older age care is paramount. Psychologists have long advocated the importance of perceived control (PC) in both physical and mental welfare, but what policies do older age care homes implement to bolster the PC of their residents?
How Can We Better Classify Neurorehabilitation?
Neurological disorders affect a significant proportion of the population and approximately 47% of individuals have concurrent mental health issues. How can we better help better recover from these disorders? This review takes a look at the strengths and weaknesses of one classification system.
What Happens in the Brain During Amnesia?
Memory’s absence, amnesia, has profound implications for brain function and has been recognized as a neurological disorder for centuries. The neural underpinnings of amnesia remain a contentious and hotly debated topic. This article will examine these debates and the remaining challenges involved in understanding the neurobiological basis of amnesia.
Robert Rescorla: A Legacy to Learning
Professor Robert Rescorla, who passed away in March, left an enduring mark on the field of behavioral psychology. Part of that contribution is through the influence of the Rescorla-Wagner model, which revolutionized how psychologists codify learning. In this article, psychologist Liam Myles reviews the model's impact.