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?

Britain’s first full-time Professor of Psychology

Natalie Bigbie and Nils Muhlert on the life and work of Tom Hatherley Pear.

'Living cosily'

Associate Editor Dr Rebecca Stack spoke to Meik Wiking, author of The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living.

E is for… Ecstasy

The Psychologist A to Z continues.

My selfie… Phil Banyard

Reader in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University.

Revealing the mask

Rachel Williams on a never-ending performance of gender and identity.

'You're a writer already'

Our editor Jon Sutton speaks to academic and author Professor Charles Fernyhough (University of Durham) about his writing.

Caution: Identity under construction

Pam Jarvis considers adolescence on the social network.

What to read… if you care about climate change

Recommendations from Sally Weintrobe.

‘Profile is key to our influence’

Nicola Gale is the incoming President of the British Psychological Society.

‘The work elicits a strange mixture of emotions’

We meet Fiona McClean.

A scientific strategy for life chances

Michael S.C. Thomas on the cognitive neuroscience of socio-economic status.

‘Why can’t we speak to the deepest issues of meaning, love and loss?’

Kal Kseib meets Steven C. Hayes, Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Gandhi addresses the British Psychological Society

Narinder Kapur, joint winner of a Society Lifetime Achievement Award, imagines a talk on the themes of nonviolence, truth and political behaviour.

The time is now…

Exploding with fiery intelligence

A new generation of thinkers

Finding a melancholic balance

To the power of two

Five minutes with… David Halpern

A documentary of immense significance

Spearman Medal winners

Are we more like animals than we know?

Professional practice awards

A lot on his plate

Doctoral research award

How psychology can inform disaster management

Why don’t educators listen to us?

Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

'Psychologists have a really important job to do in bringing evidence of how people behave to decision-makers'

Immaculately researched

The rediscovery of enjoyment

Too attached to attachment?

Waxing and waning on Goldfrapp's discography

The art of revolution

The wrong impression?

An invigorating look at heroin and jazz

Ubiquitously portable

Advertising demons

The Psychologist Guide to… Healthy Living

President’s letter, May 2017

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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New voices: Slam science

Madeleine Pownall on a form of poetry that should speak to literature lovers and psychologists alike.

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Overrated: The predictive power of attachment

Elizabeth Meins with the first in an occasional series, where psychologists choose the concepts they feel are overrated or underrated.

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