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For Dementia Action Week we bring you our top picks on dementia.
Employer: Adult Gender Identity Clinic, The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
Insight from Dr Keon West introduces a themed trawl of our archive for Mental Health Awareness Week.
An exclusive chapter from 'All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age', by Elaine Kasket (courtesy of Robinson).
Elisabeth de Mariaffi with an essay from the collection 'Whatever Gets You Through: Twelve Survivors on Life after Sexual Assault'.
Ruth Spence, Lisa Kagan and Antonia Bifulco find it’s not a straightforward question…
Catherine Lido on using novel technology to explore inclusion in Learning Cities.
A themed trawl of the archive…
Trevor Harley on the effects of weather and climate on personality and behaviour.

In 1990, when the UK temperature record was beaten with 37.1°C recorded on 3 August in Cheltenham, and when the record fell again in 2003, with 38.1°C at Kew Gardens, the media went crazy and...

Where in the brain is creativity? Arne Dietrich ponders whether we’re asking the right questions.
We bring together our lobotomy articles, and point to our top picks from elsewhere.
Following the Notre Dame fire, we consider the importance of objects and things.
An exclusive extract from 'The Psychology of Dog Ownership', by Theresa Barlow and Craig Roberts, published by Routledge Psychology as part of their 'The Psychology of Everything' series.
Rachel Batchelor on the challenges facing the ‘forgotten’ brothers and sisters of seriously ill children.

‘Side by side or miles apart, siblings will always be connected by heart’ – Unknown 

Siblings can ...

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

Psychological research and practice can enhance or reduce social fairness, and it often does both. This article examines how and why researchers inadvertently reproduce social inequalities...

Laura Nicholson and Dave Putwain provide an overview of exam anxiety, its effects and what psychologists can do to help reduce it.
Clare Jones and Alan Barrett on the development of the Manchester Resilience Hub in response to the May 2017 bombing.
Since 2015, The Psychologist has had a slot at the annual music and arts event in Suffolk. Here, we collect transcripts and reports.
Laura Bolger – a Trainee Forensic Psychologist and ex-police officer – gives us her perspective on the newly adopted ‘public health approach to gangs’. She explores gangs as structured, hierarchical groups involving role-transitions. Is an identity framework the key to addressing knife crime?
Gustav Kuhn considers the science of magic, and what it reveals about the human mind.
Wolfgang Stroebe is not a fan of student satisfaction measures…

When Hermann Remmers and Edwin Guthrie proposed Student Evaluation of Teaching (SETs) questionnaires in 1927, their sole intention was to help instructors to improve their teaching. Little did...

Optimising antibiotic use is hard. Eva Krockow explains why.
Claire Farrow and Emma Haycraft with an overview of effective strategies for increasing vegetable acceptance in young children.