Archive

How do we ‘other’?

Peter Hegarty on asymmetries of reasoning for lay and professional psychologists alike.

Dads get sad, too

Viren Swami withdrew from his newborn son. Here, he considers the lack of research and support around postnatal depression in fathers.

‘An ecological approach to resilience is essential’

Louise Roper hears from her University of Liverpool colleague Kate Bennett, about widowhood, resilience, and an upcoming gerontology conference.

The oceanic feeling

Ewan Morrison’s novel Nina X is about a woman who was born and raised in a cult. We asked him about the links between mental health and his art. Includes extract.

Paris in the the spring

Our editor Jon Sutton with a snapshot from the third International Convention of Psychological Science, organised by the Association for Psychological Science.

‘By speaking I can help people realise they are not alone’

We speak to Dame Kelly Holmes and Dr Crepaz-Keay about a new audio series, 'What Do I Do? Mental Health and Me'.

Digital technologies in the NHS – a psychological future

Michael Berger sums up the Topol Review - what’s going on, what’s on the horizon and why it is important. [Note: This is an expanded version of a letter which appears in the May edition]

‘We are not at a place of full acceptance or equality for trans people yet’

We hear from Robin Dundas, 2018 winner of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Counselling Psychology annual award for carer and service user involvement.

A message of hope and resilience

Clare Jones and Alan Barrett on the development of the Manchester Resilience Hub in response to the May 2017 bombing.

The will of war

David Lewis-Hodgson on how both sides in World War I sought to explain and ‘treat’ its trauma.

‘We should just be told to try our best’

Laura Nicholson and Dave Putwain provide an overview of exam anxiety, its effects and what psychologists can do to help reduce it.

How can we embed psychology in public policy?

We hear from members of the British Psychological Society’s Policy Team…

‘We need to change the conversation’

Ian Florance meets forensic psychologist Terri van Leeson.

Award-winning contributions

Useful and useable

Diving deep into the emotional underworld

Plans confirmed to fund training for educational psychologists

A blind spot for psychology?

Uncanny and unsettling

Treat people with dignity and humanity

Wellcome new appointment

‘We can be the nation that discovers the cure’

Down to the pit of the stomach

The nuts and bolts of research

Secret lives, myth, fake news and more at Hay

Ending benefit sanctions for all?

Art, autism and identities

One on one... with Peter Cummins

Fighting the stigma of Borderline Personality Disorder

From the Chief Executive, May 2019

Research in Worktown is alive and well

Resources for hope in the distressed city

Reviewing UK hate crime laws

A radical rethink

Featured Job: Head of Psychological Wellbeing Service

Experiencing the impossible

Gustav Kuhn considers the science of magic, and what it reveals about the human mind.

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Why do we need psychology? And what does psychology need?

The winning entries in our first 'Voices In Psychology' programme.

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The new hidden persuaders?

Ella Rhodes considers whether shadowy influencers are really pulling our strings.

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More than a gut feeling

John F. Cryan addressed the annual conference of the British Psychological Society’s Psychobiology Section.

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