The age of illusions

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

Stark raving normal?

Chris Timms considers historical diagnosis and the case of Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery.

‘Compassion is an antidote to cruelty’

Kal Kseib meets Professor Paul Gilbert, founder of compassion-focused therapy.

A public and private persona

Kirsty Graham (University of York) examines the contradictions in a new documentary about Jane Goodall.

‘You can always press delete'

Should we keep playing the game of love? Hannah Potts wonders.

Good grief

What is the difference between healthy grief work and unhealthy rumination? Margaret Stroebe and Henk Schut investigate.

N is for… Narcissism

The Psychologist A to Z continues.

Kindness – society’s golden chain?

Lee Rowland with an online exclusive for World Kindness Day.

Small talk saves lives

Ella Rhodes meets a psychologist behind a major Samaritans campaign.

‘I’m happy to be an academic and a psychologist committed to positive change’

Ian Florance meets Ashley Weinberg.

Registered reports

New unit to inform mental health policy

A good investment return

Two reflections on the blackest of mirrors

Sensitive and rigorous

Forensic psychology in the dock

Behaviour change by design

Psychology for social change

Admitting failure in therapy

Creating space for mutual support

Responding to hidden hashtags

Soothing public minds

Bridging degrees of separation

Under the umbrella of psychology

President’s letter, February 2018

From openings to the power of music

Honoured psychologists

Featured job: Psychological Services Team Manager

Rethinking addiction

Nick Heather challenges the brain disease model.

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