Edition 2

Michael Gruneberg discusses some negative influences of the Research Assessment Exercise.

MANY people, including myself, will have read with considerable pleasure the ‘Personal space’ by Alan Baddeley on the adverse influence of the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) on publication...

John Sheppard interviews Bob Burden, Professor of Applied Educational Psychology at Exeter University.

ARE prophets honoured in their own countries? Undoubtedly they can be, but it is only when abroad that one truly appreciates the wider perspective.
I felt this particularly in Melbourne in...

Alan Frankland and Lesley Cohen present a draft of new guidelines for good practice in this difficult area, and invite comment and debate.

RECOVERED memory and the risk of false memory are important issues of concern for a wide range of practitioner psychologists. The Society wishes to ensure that any guidelines eventually adopted in...

Katharine Mair casts doubt on the link between dissociative identity disorder and severe childhood trauma.

THE phenomenon of multiple personality — in which one person can assume several different identities, switching between them in an apparently involuntary way — used to be considered both rare and...

Associate Editor for Conference reports Fiona Jones introduces the reports from the London

On 15 December, psychologists once again converged in the rain on that dismal concrete block, the Institute of Education.
This year’s London conference was successful in attracting over 800...