Brian M. Hughes

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Brian Hughes is Professor of Psychology at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He has held visiting academic appointments at the Universities of Missouri, Leiden, and Birmingham, and at King's College London.

His research focuses on psychological stress and its impact on health, and on psychosocial moderators of stress processes. He also writes widely on the psychology of empiricism and of empirically disputable claims, especially as they pertain to science, health, and medicine. He holds Ph.D. and B.A. degrees from the National University of Ireland, and an Ed.M. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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Rethinking Psychology: Good...

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Psychology in Crisis

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The Psychology of Brexit by Brian M. Hughes
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I couldn't vote in the referendum. I tried researching what Brexit or Remain might mean. I asked around for opinions. But no information I was given at the time helped me to better understand the consequences" Read more of this review »
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