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A matter of life and death

Celia Kitzinger and Sue Wilkinson argue there’s a role for psychologists in helping people with their Advance Decisions. With the online-extra of our editor Jon Sutton's own Advance Decision.

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Wu-wei – doing less and wanting more

The only way to succeed is to not try, argues Edward Slingerland.

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Interview: What would you say to an alien?

Jon Sutton talks to Douglas Vakoch, clinical psychologist and Director of Interstellar Message Composition at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.

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The transition to school

Claire Hughes asks what matters and why.

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Making holidays work

With the holiday season in full swing, work and organisational psychologist Jessica de Bloom takes a tour of the world of vacation research.

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The British Psychological Society's Annual Conference 2015

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Better not look down…

Leading neurosurgeon Henry Marsh reflects on mistakes, mystery and the mind.

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Back to the ballot box

Our journalist Ella Rhodes meets researchers in psychology and politics in search of answers to voter apathy.

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What has neuroscience ever done for us?

Jonathan Roiser (winner of the Society’s Spearman Medal 2013) considers the case of mental health.

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Words and sorcery

Simon Oxenham and Jon Sutton consider the causes and consequences of bad writing in psychology.

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The surprising world of synaesthesia

Jack Dutton meets those with the condition and the researchers who study them. Might it have benefits, and could it even be taught?

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