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The rules of unruliness

At the 2017 Latitude Festival in Suffolk, our editor Dr Jon Sutton introduced Professor Stephen D. Reicher in the Wellcome Trust Arena.

Eye on Fiction: Making room for values and emotions

Vivienne Laidler with an introduction to acceptance and commitment therapy through the literary work Room on the Broom, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler; is the popular children’s book a fable of third wave cognitive and behavioural therapy in disguise?

‘You cannot sit on the fence, you have to commit and act’

We talk to Megan Hine about her book Mind of a Survivor, and what wilderness survival might tell us about coping and self-reliance.

From mythical idealisation to political and personal reality

Dr Joanna North, winner of the Society’s Award for Distinguished Contributions to Professional Psychology; what lessons can be drawn from 10 years of running an Ofsted-registered adoption support agency?

‘Imagine the brave new world… these are small psychological interventions capable of big effects’

Our editor Jon Sutton meets Professor Kavita Vedhara (University of Nottingham)

The changing workplace

Six contributions consider how the pace of economic, technological, social and environmental change requires a re-evaluation of how we work now and in the future

Pushing beyond the stereotypes of voice hearing

Charles Fernyhough on his team's role in an unusual new video game; and two players, Jamie Moffatt and George Hales, give their views on it.

Hand in hand

Sue Fletcher-Watson considers the future of knowledge exchange in psychology

Reducing drop-out rates in online degrees

We’re all part of the problem

The same old song, but this time out of tune

Distinctively Scottish

Trapped in a place of torture

What a wonderful world

President’s Letter, November 2017

‘I feel I’m contributing to science getting the impact it deserves’

With a mystery and a positive message

Is that me or my twin?

Featured job: Behavioural Consultant with Stamford Associates

Retaining a sense of hope

Searching for authentic memories in the digital age

Feel part of a unique friendship

Communicating the importance of psychology

Revealing hidden issues

From witch doctors to sophisticated science

The separate 'anorexic voice'

What good looks like

Positive steps to wellbeing after stroke

Burns, cosmetic surgery, collaboration and more

Our award-winning books

‘Always cheerful and positive’

A true crime fan's paradise

Award for brain development research

Morally indefensible research?

K is for… Kissing

Female boxers and mental health

Hazardous to health?

Sarah Mackenzie Ross considers whether exposure to chemical substances could be damaging your brain.

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A broad experience

Dinsa Sachan considers the evidence on how foreign living shapes us.

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The future of transport?

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

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Faces in the wild

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

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‘Psychology is action, not thinking about oneself’

At the British Psychological Society’s Annual Conference in Brighton in May, Peter Kinderman delivered his Presidential Address.

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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? Christian Jarrett and Ella Rhodes investigate.

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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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New voices: Slam science

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

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Why magazines matter

As we relaunch, our journalist Ella Rhodes considers style and impact in the printed form.

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