Edition 7

Peter K. Smith

‘BRITAIN is the bullying capital of Europe’. Newspaper headlines like this appeared in late 1989, shortly after I had started research on school bullying and reported findings on its extent. The...

Various conference reports from Winchester 2000

Derek Mitchell and James Blair argue that psychopaths lack the ‘music of emotion’.

ONE of the first things to strike you when you begin to work with psychopathic individuals is the clear discordance between the way that they verbalise emotion and the way that they appear to...

Menna Jones, the winner in the postgraduate category, argues for a psychological explanation of bipolar disorder.
Alex Linley, the winner in the undergraduate category, discusses the relationship between adversity and success.

Jones - MOST of us know the occasional experience of unpredictable moods, mood swings and changes in our own thoughts and behaviour that can happen quickly and for no apparent external reason....