Edition 11

Peter Spencer's Personal space

As a health psychologist, my contribution to medical history is, and is likely to remain, non-existent. However, one of my distant ancestors had the distinction of being examined by William Harvey...

Peter Bull on the strategic use of evasive talk in the corridors of power.

Politicians are often castigated for their evasiveness in political interviews as the sort of people who can never give a straight answer to a straight question. But are the questions in political...

Jack Rachman’s Hans Eysenck Memorial Lecture, at the 2003 Annual Conference in Bournemouth.

Steve Cooper, Chair of the Society’s National Honours Group, introduces some personal reflections on what those letters can do for you – and for psychology.

THE National Honours Group (NHG) is a committee of the Board of Trustees and is chaired by the President Elect. Members include a number of senior psychologists who have made a substantial...

Mark Griffiths gives his practical recommendations based on psychological theory and research.

Although gambling is clearly of psychological interest and is a topic that The Psychologist has examined (see Orford, 2002), traditionally it has not been viewed as a public health matter (see...

Including news, President's column, and Christian Beresford Jarrett reporting from the British Association Festival of Science.