Edition 10

Mark Forshaw urges you to be proud of your project.

Michael A. West (Chair of the Society’s Journals Committee) provides guidance and encouragement in
a vital activity.

FROM time to time many of you are asked by editors of BPS journals to review an article. With apologies to Robert Pirsig (author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance) we now embark on a...

Mark Burton on the contribution of Ignacio Martín-Baró and his followers.

A UNIVERSITY campus, 16 November 1989. Eight people lie dead – six academic staff, their housekeeper and her daughter, all victims of an elite battalion of the El Salvador army, trained and funded...

Avril Rea looks at the growing challenge of working with interpreters.

With increased global migration the psychology profession has begun to provide services to a very diverse population. The 1991 Great Britain census revealed 81 nationalities, and Emerson and...

John Radford searches for unity in psychology.

When I first studied psychology nearly fifty years ago there were perhaps 200 graduates a year. Now there are 8000. Content, issues and employment have changed radically, but some issues persist....

K. V. Petrides, Adrian Furnham and Norah Frederickson argue for a trait approach to the misunderstood construct.

Few constructs have grabbed the attention of researchers, theorists and practitioners with such intensity and suddenness as emotional intelligence (EI). Inevitably this has led to problems in the...

Jules Davidoff delivered the C.S. Myers Lecture at the 2004 Annual Conference.

CHARLES Myers became one of the founding fathers of British psychology (see Costall, 1998) as a result of going on an expedition to the Torres Straits (off New Guinea) organised from Cambridge...

Esther Burkitt on whether those pictures stuck to the fridge are really a window to a child’s mind.

IMAGINE a child runs up to you full of excitement, thrusting a drawing into your hands. You see two giant figures, coloured in murky shades of browns and greys, apparently fighting. Would you...