Edition 1

Anthony Little and David Perrett (winner of the 2000 Presidents’ Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge) discuss evolution and individual differences in face preference.

Our magazines and television screens are filled with images of ‘attractive’ people, and it is obvious that both women and men are highly concerned with good looks in a partner. But exactly what is...

Michael Argyle reviews psychological insights into religion, focusing on the Christian faith.

RELIGION presents a range of phenomena falling outside what is usually studied by psychologists, and for which there often appears to be no psychological explanation. Religious experiences are...

Stephen Lea, Carole Burgoyne, Paul Webley and Brian Young offer practical recommendations for change on economic policy.

COMPARED with some branches of psychology, the concerns of the economic psychologist may seem mundane and a little lacking in mystique or theoretical depth. We are not ashamed of that; in fact we...

Rosemarie McCabe and Ethel Quayle assess the importance of insight into psychotic experience.

In mental health practice and research there is a growing user movement and a shift in how users of services are perceived. But despite this development, accounts of psychological distress are...

Including President's column, news, the BPS in parliament, and a news analysis from Penelope Leach on the physical punishment of children.

Simon C. Hunter on what to do if you don't win postgraduate funding – it's not the end of the world.