Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker (Allen Lane; Hb £25.00) Reviewed by Niall James.
Captives of War: British Prisoners of War in Europe in the Second World War by Clare Makepeace (Cambridge University Press; Hb £31.99) Reviewed by Jamie Hacker Hughes.
How the Child’s Mind Develops (3rd edn) by David Cohen (Routledge; Pb £19.99) reviewed by Anita Cleare.
On the Other Hand: Left Hand, Right Brain, Mental Disorder, and History by Howard I. Kushner (Johns Hopkins University Press; Hb £20.00) reviewed by Adrian C. Brock.
Rebecca Fellows watches Channel 4's ‘The Bulger Killers: Was Justice Done?’
Our editor Jon Sutton dips into a new series from Routledge, 'The Psychology of Everything'. With links to extracts, plus an update on the second and third batch of titles.
Addiction: Psychology and Treatment by Paul Davis, Robert Patton & Sue Jackson (Eds.) (BPS Wiley; Pb £34.99, £22.75 BPS members via PsychSource) Reviewed by Dr Gurjeet Kaur Bansa
Starting Out in Methods and Statistics for Psychology by Victoria Bourne (Oxford University Press; Pb £26.99) Reviewed by Mark Andrews
Odd Girl Out: An Autistic Woman in a Neurotypical World by Laura James (Pan Macmillan; Hb £16.99) reviewed by Dr Stacey A. Bedwell
Women and Power: A Manifesto by Mary Beard (Profile Books; Hb £7.99), reviewed by Maddi Pownall
Professor Peter Bull (Universities of York & Salford) watches.
All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven (Penguin; Pb £7.99), reviewed by Dr Stacey A. Bedwell.
That’s the Way I Think: Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD and Dyscalculia Explained (3rd edn) by David Grant (Routledge; Pb £19.99), reviewed by Monica Shaw.
Patrick Larsson reviews 'Mad or Bad? A Critical Approach to Counselling and Forensic Psychology'.
Isabelle Butcher watches 'The Almighty Sometimes', written by Kendall Feaver and directed by Katy Rudd, at the Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester.
Joe Barnby on 'Beyond my control', a play from public engagement initiative IMPACT.
Ray Crozier, Honorary Professor at Cardiff University, tells us about working with stand-up comedian Rhod Gilbert on a TV programme.
Gender and the Organization: Women at Work in the 21st Century by Marianna Fotaki & Nancy Harding (Routledge; Pb £34.99). Reviewed by Paula Nicolson.
The Empathy Instinct: How to Create a More Civil Society by Peter Bazalgette (John Murray; Hb £16.99) reviewed by Dr Chris Timms.
How to Understand Your Gender: A Practical Guide for Exploring Who You Are by Alex Iantaffi & Meg-John Barker (Jessica Kingsley Publishers; Pb £14.99). Reviewed by Dr Adam Jowett, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Coventry University.
The Oxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication by Kathleen Jamieson, Dan Kahan & Dietram Scheufele (Eds.) Oxford (University Press; Hb £105.00) reviewed by Phil Loring.
Craig A. Harper (Nottingham Trent University) watches 'Stacey Dooley Investigates… Second Chance Sex Offenders'.
'Bad Psychology: How Forensic Psychology Left Science Behind', by Robert A. Forde (Jessica Kingsley; Pb £9.99), reviewed by Dr Adrian Needs from the University of Portsmouth.
Thoughts on Charlie Brooker's latest Netflix season of 'Black Mirror'.
Dr Sally Marlow (National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London) watches the play 'Still Ill' at the New Diorama Theatre.