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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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Expanding PACT: Helping autistic children transfer communication skills from home to school

The popular Paediatric Autism Communication Therapy (PACT) is currently the only therapy with scientific evidence of improved child social communication functioning sustained six years after early intervention. Its newest study has concluded that PACT can be delivered in schools too, when applied…

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A powerful pair: illustrating leadership potential with the NEO Primary Colours

A leader’s personality and behaviour have a direct effect on employee engagement, team cohesion and organisational performance – so it follows that selecting and developing the right leaders is vital to a company’s overall success.

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Sponsoring the ABP Conference and Awards 2022

We’ve been reflecting on two days of thought-provoking insights, expertise and engaging discussions with the business psychology community.

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The psychomotor domain of the IDS-2: A new measure of motor performance

THE IDS-2 is a broad developmental assessment for five to 20-year-olds containing subtests across six domains: Intelligence, Executive functions, Psychomotor skills, Socialemotional skills, Scholastic skills, and Motivation and attitude.

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Positioning for power in psychometrics

The workplace looks quite different to how it did three years ago. Remote or hybrid working practices alongside internal and external pressures inflict the need for increased flexibility to manage people and work. So, what is most important in a leadership role today?

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Combatting wait times with early intervention & autism assessment training

Among the myriad of other effects from the pandemic, prolonged wait times for health services have been a constant concern. Queues for treatments, surgeries, mental health support, interventions and therapies continue to be an issue – and while some of these have started to catch up others – like…

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Conners 4 tackles fairness and inclusivity in ADHD diagnosis

Recent articles from around the globe questioning gender and race/ethnicity disparity in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis make it clear that inclusivity in assessment and diagnosis is top of mind for parents and practitioners alike – a concern that has grown over the years…

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Oxford University-led research uses BRIEF2 UK in national mindfulness study

The MYRIAD Project (MY Resilience In ADolescence) concluded its eight-year study acknowledging that while mindfulness training can and has been effective in adults, the same is not necessarily true for adolescents – at least when delivered in a school setting.

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New NEO-PI-3 UK senior manager international norm: now available

Hogrefe is pleased to announce that a new post-Covid senior manager international norm for the NEO Personality Inventory, Third Edition UK (NEO-PI-3) was published on the Hogrefe Testsystem this week.

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Are the kids alright? The latest research in young children’s development

Are you aware of the latest research confirming the effects of the pandemic? Because the nature/nurture discussion has certainly taken on a new form in 2022.

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New directions in leadership: what should be done to identify good leaders?

The concept of leadership in organisations has developed continually over the past century and much has been written and researched about which leadership styles are most effective. So, what should we be looking at today in terms of impactful and successful leaders?

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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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