...features

Alex Bogaardt highlights the role of inequality in obesity.
Selected advice from Paul Penn, taken from his new book ‘The Psychology of Effective Studying' (Routledge).

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. – Carl Rogers.

We link to some resources for the new intake of undergraduates.
We've been asking psychologists for years what one piece of advice they would give to aspiring psychologists. Here we collect the top answers.
Our editor Jon Sutton introduces a special collection.
Top life hacks from our articles and interviews.
An extract from 'The Psychology of Effective Studying: How to Succeed in Your Degree' by Paul Penn.
An extract from 'Autism: A new introduction to psychological theory and current debate', by Sue Fletcher-Watson and Francesca Happé (out now on Routledge).
Rosalind Searle on the psychological implications of working ‘under’ a hierarchical structure.

Organisational psychology has an important role to play in reinjecting human aspects into large hierarchical workplaces. But smaller organisations, and the self-employed, face their own...

Our editor Jon Sutton collects coverage from annual conferences of the British Psychological Society's Psychobiology Section, held at Low Wood Bay hotel on Lake Windermere.
Trevor Harley writes.
Nick Chater on the perils of looking under our glittering surface.

Faces are everywhere. Humans have faces, of course; so do other mammals, birds, fish and even insects. Faces emerge from scrambled drawings, cartoons, Cubist paintings, and the ‘smileys’ and...

Carolyn Mair on a ‘technology of our inner self’.
Nathan Smith gets to the bottom of how we might reach what’s way above…

Long duration space travel will bring particular psychological challenges. Can the study of human performance in ‘analogue’ situations – including caving and Antarctic expeditions – prepare us...

Ciaran O’Keeffe on the appeal, and how things change.
Laura Walton takes psychology underwater.
Damian E.M. Milton on participatory research with autistic people, plus links to our content on this topic.
Our editor Jon Sutton introduces a special collection on psychological attempts to shift attitudes and behaviour amongst the next generation.
Dan O’Hare is a Chartered Educational Psychologist working for an English Local Authority and as a Teaching Fellow at the University of Bristol. He currently volunteers with TIGER, a Bristol-based cooperative, mostly delivering workshops in schools.
Lynn Davies on efforts to create a world where ‘everyone is an insider’.
Pooky Knightsmith on school-based approaches to mental health.

The notion of schooling the good citizen used to be simple; if schools were delivering on academic goals and pupils left with a basic notion of right and wrong, we’d consider it a job well...

Forensic psychologist Dr Brendan O’Mahony on his work as a registered intermediary.
Martyn Barrett and Dimitra Pachi look beyond voting, at what schools can do to encourage active citizenship.
A collection of our oddest articles...
Articles and interviews from new electees.