The psychologists’ tree of life

A special feature on psychologists working with non-human species.

Does psychology face an exaggeration crisis?

Brian Hughes argues that we are prone to accentuating the positive, even when it comes to progress in improving our science.

Dear Undergraduate me

Speakers from the British Psychological Society careers events, to be held in Newcastle and London later this year, write to their first-year selves.

The Psychologist Guide to… Pets

Evidence-based tips, pulled together by our journalist Ella Rhodes.

‘Be the best version of yourself… that’s what African psychology does for me’

Erica McInnis talks to Ian Florance about African psychology and her career.

The art of intelligent ageing

New exhibition features portraits of the Lothian Birth Cohorts.

Major new study to ‘serve the mental health community’

Ella Rhodes reports.

‘Perhaps the difference between us and other species is that we have taken it to the extremes’

Our editor Jon Sutton chats to Josep Call, Professor in Evolutionary Origins of Mind at the University of St Andrews.

'The story of learning begins with the story of life'

Q+A with Paul Howard-Jones, Professor of Neuroscience and Education at the University of Bristol.

The godfather of the sexual revolution?

David Bramwell on the strange world of Wilhelm Reich.

Chris Toon (1949–2018)

Neville Moray (1935–2017)

Lifetime achievement award for Conway

V is for… Vulnerable

Expert witness survey results

Featured job: Young People's Transition Practitioner

Society AGM

My shelfie… John Hall

Neuropsychology award

Climbing the career ladder

A fine artistic response

Dealing with toxic behaviour

A gothic mystery

The power of appreciation

The truth, but not the whole truth?

NHS disciplinary processes

At the Edinburgh Fringe

Failed replications only to be expected

Computer says: Don’t care

Mad in the UK

Self and society

Yawning at the apocalypse

Cameron Brick and Sander van der Linden on how psychologists can help solve the largest social dilemma in history.

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How selfish is your search for happiness?

Joe Smith on differing views over what we should strive for, and what they mean for positive psychology on the 20th anniversary of its springing to life.

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Windows on our inner and outer worlds

How do psychologists’ own artistic creations reflect their internal lives and approach to the stuff of therapy? Christina Richards introduces several musings on the writers’ own works, in a variety of artistic media. Includes online extras.

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Overrated: Our capacity to impact policy

Carl Walker, Ewen Speed and Danny Taggart believe that the nature of public policy means we can never be as influential as we’d like to be. They follow this with an article reminding us of the value of informal psychological caregiving.

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The new psychology of health

Our editor Jon Sutton introduces a special collection of articles on 'unlocking the social cure'.

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Psychologists and the media – opportunities and challenges

A special feature.

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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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