Edition 2

Debbie Smith and Natasha Coppins offer some advice to postgraduates who teach.

Keith Gaynor with the first in an occasional series giving a psychological perspective on fictional characters.

In J.D. Salinger’s book The Catcher in the Rye (1951) Holden Caulfield struggles through the beginnings of a mental breakdown over several traumatic days in New York. Finally he begins to recount...

Carl Martin Allwood discusses some of the practical problems with taking an indigenous approach.

WE would all like our work to be relevant and useful to society, and psychology is fulfilling at least some of its promise in this respect. But the way psychology is going about realising its true...

Kwang-Kuo Hwang shows how psychological study has been inextricably linked with sociocultural history.

Since the end of World War II there have been three large-scale academic movements attempting to incorporate non-Western cultural factors into psychological research: modernisation theory,...

Ingrid Lunt on achievements and challenges in the international organisation of psychology.

Although American psychology continues to occupy a dominant position in most of the world, there
is an increasing awareness in many countries of the need to develop psychology as a science...

Guest Editors Manfusa Shams and Paul Jackson introduce the special issue.

Since the first laboratory experiments by Wilhelm Wundt in 1898, psychology has developed rapidly. No longer reliant on the white-coated Prof studying rats or, at best, students in a lab,...