John Duncan reviews Adrian Owen's new book, Into the Grey Zone, and we publish an exclusive extract.
For psychology students, the start of the new term brings reading lists containing a wealth of essential, core and recommended reading. While lecturers recommend textbooks and books to support your course or specific modules, we know that many students read a variety of books that stimulate their personal interest and provide them with extra insights into psychology.
The Psychologist’s Companion for Undergraduates by Robert Sternberg & Karin Sternberg (Cambridge University Press; Pb £27.99).
Early Childhood and Neuroscience: Theory, Research and Implications for Practice Mine Conkbayir Bloomsbury Academic; Pb £17.99
Two books on 'boarding school survivors' reviewed.
We get two perspectives on Channel 4's 'Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds', from Rasanat Fatima Nawaz (focusing on the old people) and Sarah Ward (focusing on the children).
Madeleine Pownall visits The National Science & Media Museum’s ‘Supersenses’ exhibition.
Madeleine Pownall watches Lipstick Under My Burkha.
Professor Martin Milton watches Queers – One voice: Monologues, a performance at the Old Vic curated by Mark Gatiss and in partnership with the BBC.
Rabeea Salem reviews The Adversary.
Nadia Craddock watches Men, Boys & Eating Disorders.
Rachel Starkings watches My Digital Death.
Angela Deegan watches Addicted Parents: Last Chance to Keep my Children.
Madeleine Pownall watches 'To the bone'.
Dr Anthony Martyr watches Grandad, Dementia and Me.
Dr Erminia Colucci and colleagues watch 'Anatomy of a Suicide'.
Our editor Jon Sutton is hugely impressed by a new play at Manchester International Festival.
Writing, grief and job interviews.
Mark Andrews (Nottingham Trent University) reviews The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A Manifesto for Reforming the Culture of Scientific Practice by Chris Chambers.
Dr Joan Freeman reviews the film, directed by Marc Webb.
Tess van Leeuwen reviews the new Wonder Woman movie.
Craig Harper reviews Graham Towl and David Crighton's 'Suicide in prisons: Prisoners’ lives matter'.
Comparative psychology, systematic reviews, psychometric testing and Captain America vs Iron Man!
Dr Jan Smith, a Trainee Psychologist, reviews the online BBC Three documentary.