Edition 5

Timothy Jones on citizenship with added psychology.

AS a student in Year 12 I have only studied psychology for eight months. It became an AS- or A-level option at my school (the Howard of Effingham) relatively recently, and has become the most...

Linda Clare, Alan Baddeley, Esme Moniz-Cook and Bob Woods discuss advances in the understanding of dementia.

Dementia is ‘prima facie a psychological disorder’ (Morris & McKiernan, 1994), but the psychological needs of people with dementia are often ignored. Why is dementia a neglected area for...

John Donnelly's Personal Space.

In 1959 Samuel Beck began his review of the Rorschach inkblot test with the question: ‘To Rorschach? Or not to Rorschach?’ He observed an ‘unresolved ambivalence’ towards the Rorschach test....

Jon Sutton met Tim Radford, Science Editor for The Guardian.

What do you find newsworthy about psychology? Psychology and journalism are natural bedfellows, because psychologists seem to need publicity in a way that solid-state physicists don’t. We are the...

Jean Nicol-Maveyraud on the research of Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman, in this 2003 piece.

Lucy Johnstone takes a look at a controversial therapy, still being used in the UK.

A PSYCHOLOGIST recently suggested that commenting on electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) was outside our arena of professional responsibility (Gelsthorpe, 1997). I disagree.
Although clinical...

Including President's column and news.