Edition 9

Michael J. Apter's Personal Space

Those of us who are researchers in psychology are privileged to be working on the most interesting phenomena imaginable. But I fancy that there are times when we do not really look at them. Or...

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, winner of the 2002 Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research Contributions to Psychology, investigated our ‘self-monitoring’ mechanism and what happens when it fails.

My fingers pick up the pen, but I don’t control them. What they do is nothing to do with me. (Mellors, 1970, p.13)
DELUSIONS of alien control are symptoms associated with schizophrenia in...

Including info on the Research Board's Postgraduate Study Visits Scheme.

Janet Sayers on the potential of a meeting
of psychoanalysis, neuropsychology and religion.

Like many psychologists I do not believe in God. But I am intrigued by religious and mystical experience. I am also happy to credit the healing effects of the revelatory experience of feeling...

Usha Goswami gave this year’s Broadbent Lecture at the Annual Conference, suggesting that the rhyme and rhythm of different languages holds the key to dyslexia.

Why do some children learn to read well, while others of similar intellectual ability struggle to become proficient? And why is a Finnish child reading with 90 per cent accuracy by the 10th week...

Including President's column and news.