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We shared with you why we love psychology and you've told us why this subject is so close to your heart too. In our two competitions, you gave us succinct yet insightful answers to the statement: “Why I love Psychology”. In our second, you gave us some predictions about where this fascinating field will take us in the next 50 years and what issues you hope psychology will solve.
We’d like to thank all those who participated in the competitions. We received lots of fascinating and intelligent answers to both questions and enjoyed reading them all. After reading the entries we chose our favourite answers and we’re pleased to announce the following winners:
I love psychology because...
it's a mirror for me and a window to others.
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it transforms the abstract into the tangible.
it is the key to unlocking the human mind.
it represents hope for the minds of the future.
In the next 50 years, I hope that psychology will…
be used in schools to give children the tools they need to be mindful, productive and learn who they are.
be able to explain people's behaviour on spectrums and make them acceptable without giving labels.
improve the world's understanding of those around them regardless of differences, making the world a safer place for the vulnerable.
teach humanity how to heal the political divides that separate us.
be able to reflect on its achievements over the previous 50 years without being affected by hindsight bias.