Edition 12

Peter Bull on how our bodies can speak volumes.

BELIEF in the importance of nonverbal communication is nothing new. ‘Not to watch
a person’s mouth but his fists’ was a celebrated aphorism of Martin Luther, the 16th century Protestant...

Paul Skirrow, Christina Jones, Richard D. Griffiths and Sue Kaney (Liverpool University’s Intensive Care Research Group) describe some of the little-known psychological consequences of a stay in intensive care.

INTENSIVE care units (ICUs) are facing increasing demands, partly as a result of the gradual ‘greying’ of the population in Great Britain. As a consequence, the provision of intensive care...

Personal space - Derek Milne.

VARYING approaches to research can come into conflict under the growing pressure to collaborate across organisational boundaries and to achieve high quality standards, making it necessary for...

Susan Howard and Martin Bauer look at the roles psychology has taken on in the mass media.

THE BPS celebrates its centenary this year, a fitting juncture at which to explore the relationship between psychology and the public. The history of this relationship is longer than a hundred...

The Chairs of the Boards with their views on what the next 100 years has in store for psychology, a centenary lecture from Mike Burton on the use of CCTV, and a biography of Kenneth Craik.

Mental health act, consciousness, online resources, Big Brother, and nonsensical questions.

Including the President's column, a conference report from the Northern Ireland Branch, and a news analysis from Nigel Hunt (Nottingham Trent University) on the psychological effects of war on the victims and a forgotten group - soldiers.