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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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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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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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