Archive

The future of transport?

The psychology of self-driving vehicles, with Stephen Skippon and Nick Reed.

Keeping the memory alive

Ilyana Kuhling is the winner of our annual poetry competition.

‘There’s a real danger of silos – the key is the Branches’

Some psychologists are past masters at the ‘portfolio career’, thinking about and applying psychology in hugely varied places. Ian Florance met husband and wife team Barry and Ann Cripps, at the Society’s London offices, to draw on their huge experience.

‘Psychologists should stop selling themselves short’

Hamira Riaz’s talk to the BPS London and Home Counties Branch in April – ‘Breaking down the silos: What can occupational psychology learn from clinical psychology (and vice versa)’ – reflected a theme in many recent careers interviews. Ian Florance met her.

At the flimsy border between life and death

Jon Sutton meets Adrian Owen to discuss his new book, Into the Grey Zone.

Forgiveness

Loren L. Toussaint and Everett L. Worthington Jr review the evidence and look at interventions.

The hidden costs of working when sick

Mariella Miraglia and Gail Kinman review the evidence on presenteeism.

When winners need help

Derek Larkin and colleagues consider mental health in elite sport.

Seeing red

Can exposure to the colour red change behaviour? G. Neil Martin reviews the evidence.

After-school psychology club

Repent and reform

Pop gifted

A book that shaped me – Dr Alison Rodriguez and others

Responding to the Grenfell Tower fire

Book reviews - August 2017

‘I came into safety by accident’

Would-be practitioners at risk

Does the cycle of violence truly cycle?

Stephen Morley 1950-2017

Enhancing the academic experience

An unhelpful dissection?

Astonishing omissions?

President’s letter August 2017

William Peddie Brown 1934-2017

Positives, negatives and empirical reasoning

Back to academia… and elephants

Moral disengagement revisited

Queen’s Birthday Honours

Would a Male Section fail everyone?

Making an impact

H is for… Habit

Faces in the wild

Brian Parkinson (University of Oxford) reviews the evidence on interpersonal effects of facial expression.

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Beyond borders

Alastair Nightingale, Simon Goodman and Sam Parker seek more prominence for psychological perspectives on the refugee crisis in Europe.

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Minds run free

Psychologists, like much of the population, have been bitten by the running bug. What do they get out of it, and does their experience chime with the science?

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Five depictions of the brain

Andrew P. Wickens (a winner of the British Psychological Society’s Book Award) considers their historical significance.

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A brave new world of sleep?

Gareth Gaskell reviews the evidence on memory consolidation during sleep.

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The pain of youth

Ahead of their British Psychological Society seminar series, Line Caes and Abbie Jordan call for creativity in research design. Living with chronic health conditions during adolescence can bring particular psychological and social challenges. But do we need to make more effort to hear the voices of those affected?

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Writing for impact

With its relaunch, The Psychologist aims to reflect and encourage the trend for clear science communication. Here, regular contributors give their views on the benefits of engaging a wide audience. First up, Steve Reicher and Alex Haslam.

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