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Welcome to the Hogrefe news page. Here you’ll find our archive of news articles exploring contemporary themes in the fields of psychology and psychometrics – as well as updates on our ever-growing range of assessments and training courses.

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Why we need a Dark Triad of Personality at Work (and for work)

Most employers would agree that the increased unpredictability of the workplace since the start of the pandemic has significantly intensified the need for effective leadership, and the importance of being able to identify effective leaders.

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Employee Recovery: getting back to ‘normal’ and the importance of the psychological contract

Recovery is defined as a return to a ‘normal’ state of health, mind, or strength. But what is now considered ‘normal’?

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Tackle workplace wellness with the Emotional Processing Scale – Wellbeing

With a post-Covid expectation of return to work and normality, many employees are left unable to understand how they should feel about it – and organisations unsure how to support them.

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Early identification of social communication needs: Evidence of a cross-cultural preschool assessment

Two lines of evidence have shown that the needs of children with ‘late’ diagnosed autism spectrum disorders can go unrecognised for years.

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Testing for top talent: Qualify in our virtual Test User: Occupational, Ability and Personality Course

Hiring, developing and keeping top talent is key to an organisation’s success, and psychometric assessment testing is an invaluable tool in making this happen.

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Crisis in children’s mental health

In the UK, there has been a reported 77% rise in the number of children needing specialist treatment for severe mental health crisis, including eating disorder, self-harm or suicidal thoughts. In addition, schools are reporting a surge in mental health problems below this high threshold, with pupils…

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Short Parallel Assessments and Online Delivery

All of us are familiar with the sounds of remote calling, particularly after two years of learning to cope professionally within a pandemic world. From the early days of lockdown in March 2020, clinicians, psychologists and anyone else delivering critical outpatient appointments and assessments had…

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Championing wellness in the workplace

Research shows that the healthier employees are in terms of wellbeing, the higher the levels of engagement, and the higher the engagement, the healthier the workforce. So, what can organisations do to help employees feel more engaged and, in turn, help them with their wellbeing?

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The rise of global dementia and the new SPANS-X assessment

In a recent article from The Lancet, it has been predicted that population ageing and population growth will drive enormous increases in the number of individuals affected by dementia both regionally and globally. In their study it was estimated that the number of people with dementia would increase…

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SPANS-X: Extended norms, extra modality, and exceptional utility

Publishing early 2022, the Short Parallel Assessments of Neuropsychological Status – Extended (SPANS-X) is a battery of neuropsychological tests for accurate cognitive analysis. With extended norms and extended use, it is a bigger, bolder, and more precise assessment.

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Assessing leadership in the post-Covid workplace

Recent thinking and discussions in organisational psychology and HR circles have led to a strong desire to find out what good leadership looks like in the post-Covid workplace. There is now a golden opportunity to address, or perhaps re-dress, leadership failings of the past and create healthier,…

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Identifying the dark triad of personality at work – is it more important than ever?

The increased unpredictability of the workplace since the start of the pandemic has significantly intensified the need for effective leadership, and the importance of being able to identify effective leaders.

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The whole child: The myriad of applications with the IDS-2

The IDS-2 provides in-depth information on the child’s strengths and developmental needs, enabling testers to identify with precision where support is needed to help them achieve their full potential. With 30 subtests across six cognitive and general development domains and an extensive age range of…

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Hogrefe Publishing Group introduces ‘whole child’ intelligence and development assessment as academic and mental health needs soar

Hogrefe Publishing Group today announced the launch of its Intelligence and Development Scales – 2nd Edition (IDS-2) diagnostic assessment – a timely release as children head back to school and adolescents look to their futures post-lockdown.

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Hogrefe Publishing exhibit at the American Psychological Association's Annual Convention

Our colleagues at Hogrefe Publishing recently hosted a packed program of virtual symposia and meet-the-author sessions at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA). Read on to hear our highlights.

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