Edition 10

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

Whereas young children and dogs attach themselves to a given caregiver, cats seem to be far more independent. With that in mind, perhaps people on the autistic spectrum are more like cats than...

Editor Jon Sutton meets a creative, interpersonal, social scientist to talk about autism, DSM-5, women in science, and more
John Williams on being a parent of ‘The Boy’ with autism
Douwe Draaisma on stereotypes in novels, films and real life
President’s column; Lifetime Achievement Award; understanding psychosis; Society hubs; autism and the criminal justice system; and more
We meet Stella Acquarone as part of our autism special issue; Aidan Horner on his ‘negative CV’; and Nick Hatton on an unusual PhD setting
… including We are All Completely Beside Ourselves; should research fraud be a criminal offence?; and more, in our ‘Reviews’ section
Patricia Howlin considers where more than 70 years of research and intervention has left us in understanding autism
the assisted dying debate; expertise and being a woman; memory; dyslexia; EMDR; practitioner titles; sex offenders; obituaries; and more
‘Stories of forgiveness are inspiring to me’ (includes online extras)

Volume 2018


Smarter thinking in sport

Martin James Turner describes his use of rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT) with athletes

Sport is an ideal context in which to explore irrational beliefs. The language of sport would have us believe that athletes must choose to either succeed or perish, nothing inbetween. Sport and exercise psychologists help athletes eradicate dysfunctional thought processes and emotions, and the use of rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT) to achieve this is increasing. What lies behind this growth in popularity of REBT in sport, and why is it found to be so useful?

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Your Monday morning shot of caffeine

We take a themed hit from the archives – what is the psychological story of the stimulant, in its various forms?

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The Secret Footballer's Guide to… Psychology

Our editor reviews the new book from an anonymous former Premiership player; and we have an exclusive extract

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Our November time machine

We delve into the archive to pick out some highlights from this month in past years.

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Our November time machine

We delve into the archive to pick out some highlights from this month in past years.

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