Psychologists and the media – opportunities and challenges

A special feature.

Hidden treasures of knowledge

Mohamed Gamal el-Din Abdelaal Khougali argues that Western psychology has much to gain by abandoning its largely Eurocentric view

My shelfie… Dr Mark Griffiths

Distinguished Professor of Behavioural Addiction, International Gaming Research Unit, Psychology Department, Nottingham Trent University.

‘…they’re grasping at life. The young person doesn’t want to die’

Alexandra Tyler meets Beverley Barclay MBE, Director of Clinical Services at the J’s Hospice in Essex, a community hospice caring for young adults with life-limiting conditions.

‘She’s afflicted by these memories… they flood her’

What’s it like to never forget? Jack Dutton investigates ‘highly superior autobiographical memory’.

Meaning in randomness

Claire Elliott considers the significance of ‘electronic voice phenomena’.

‘Surgeons are crying out for people to work with them’

Ella Rhodes speaks to Alex Clarke and Nichola Rumsey about a new special interest group in the field of aesthetic plastic surgery.

The ‘sideways lookers’

Jon Sutton listens to The Adam Buxton Podcast, along with his new BBC Radio 4 offering You’re Doing It Wrong. Plus a Q+A with Adam, and a selection from his conversation with Michael Lewis about Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky.

Bringing home World War Two’s ‘awkward lot’

Clare Makepeace on the use of Civil Resettlement Units and their possible lessons for today.

Call to support in pensions dispute

New research to support those with terminal illness

Not mad, but sad

5 minutes with… Daniel Freeman

Dark peak

Mining for myths

Support for refugees and asylum seekers

P is for… positivity

Professor Martin Herbert (1933 – 2017)

Featured Job: Clinical/Counselling Psychologist, NHS Orkney

Rights and wrongs

The Psychologist VIP Programme

Room layout in therapy

'Momentous' day for campaigner

Strong vs. effective leadership

Informative rather than analytical

A simple truth

‘‘Small things can have a huge impact in air traffic control’

President’s letter April 2018

‘Round the bend’ in Kriegieland

A brief but comprehensive overview

‘We need to do more to stop talented future psychologists being filtered out early’

Lawrence Weiskrantz (1926–2018)

Anyone for a shift in consciousness? Like, now?

Derek May (1936–2018)

A missed opportunity

Prescribing a new list

Cosmological questions

Placing mind in the metropolis

Our journalist Ella Rhodes speaks to psychologists about what we need to bring to our urban spaces.

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The age of illusions

Nicholas Wade looks at the new world of visual illusions that emerged in the 19th century and invigorated psychology.

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Rethinking addiction

Nick Heather challenges the brain disease model.

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