...features

Anna Cox takes Lance Workman through her life in human–computer interaction.
Joe Banks on psychoacoustics, bereavement and the public understanding of science.
Alexander J. Bridger introduces psychogeographical psychology.
Ben Alderson-Day considers explanations for ‘feelings of presence’.
To mark the 100th anniversary of the 'maverick' psychologist's birth, we delve into our archive and present an app special.
From Beowulf and Grendel to Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader, drama hinges on the characters we love, or love to hate. What’s their secret, asks David Robson.
Some news on The Psychologist app, and a themed trawl of the archives.
An image from an inmate at HM Prison Winchester, courtesy of the Koestler Trust, leads a collection of articles on psychology in prisons.
Steven Brown (Glasgow Caledonian University) reflects on a PhD defined by conflict.
Evelyn Barron with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information)
Naomi Moller and Victoria Clarke explore embryo donation and voluntary childlessness, ahead of their Society seminar series.
Joel Harvey considers the role of the psychologist.
Graham Towl and David Crighton consider sex offender treatment and the ‘New Public Management’ trend.
Adrian Needs considers the importance of process and context in turning prisoners’ lives around.
Ian O’Donnell finds resilience and growth in a most unlikely environment.
In the January print edition, we distributed the first of a series of evidence-based leaflets to be passed on to a wide audience.
Patrick Flack outlines his research in Northern Ireland in the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information).
In the first of an occasional series, John Drury describes his pathway to impact.

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‘My Impact Case Study – submitted to the British Psychological Society’s portal – seeks to recognise and understand...

How are bonds between parents and their grown-up children changing, and what impact do they have? Karen Fingerman looks at the evidence.

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‘In my first year of graduate school, a professor asked me to help interview adults of different ages. Eighty-year-olds told stories that were so interesting, I was...

Eiko I. Fried with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information).
Angela de Bruin and Sergio Della Sala consider the example of the cognitive benefits of bilingualism.

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‘A few years ago, our group became interested in the claim that bilingualism may boost cognition. We investigated this question and obtained positive,...

Olga van den Akker argues that psychological research and policy are surprisingly embryonic, struggling to keep pace with technological developments.

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‘Even before I started work as a psychologist, my interests as a student were sparked by a diversity of innovative reproductive health research projects....

Gillian Pepper, Lisa McAllister and Rebecca Sear look for psychological answers to questions about fertility and population dynamics.

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‘Demography matters. The study of population dynamics is undeniably useful, as population trends have important political and economic implications. They...

Antigonos Sochos considers whether a familiar concept can be extended to social groups, ideological systems and social institutions.

This article presents some preliminary ideas on how attachment theory could provide an integrative framework that brings together different psychosocial domains – individual, interpersonal...

Zayba Ghazali with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information).