...looks back

Hugh Gault on John Thomas Perceval, a pioneer whose work for the mental health advocacy movement led to lasting improvements in mental health care.

Toni Brennan looks at the life of Charlotte Wolff (1897–1986)

A year on from the appearance of the Scottish economist and philosopher Adam Smith on the £20 note, Sandy Lovie offers a new perspective on his life

Julie Perks with some insights from the history of a different ‘Psychologist’ magazine. Has popular psychology changed?

Plus 'A hotbed of intelligence': Ian J. Deary and Martin Lawn reconstruct a 'Scottish School of Educational Research' 1925-1950.

Elizabeth Valentine kicks off our new section on the history of psychology with the fascinating story of Nellie Carey.

Sixteen women became members of the British Psychological Society between its foundation in 1901 and the massive expansion of membership in 1919. In the early days women constituted about 15...

Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr on the joys of reading other people's mail.