Edition 4

I’ve been editor of The Psychologist for five years now, and I’ve failed: I still have little idea of what you think of The Psychologist and what you want from it. It’s high time I found out. We’...

The first column from incoming President Graham Powell.

Including your questions on statutory regulation.

Jo Roos on the stuff that research is made of.

In response to our special issue Gustav Jahoda sets out a different historical analysis of cross-cultural psychology and finds the concepts of ‘indigenous psychology’ and ‘universal psychology’ hard to pin down.

IN their February special issue ‘Bringing psychology to all societies’, the three contributors (Ingrid Lunt, Kwang-Kuo Hwang and Carl Martin Allwood) dealt with some important though controversial...

Stephen Joseph interviews Professor David Lane, Chair of the BPS Register of Psychologists Specialising in Psychotherapy, about psychotherapy and the establishment of this new professional route within the BPS.

Jane Ogden argues that psychological solutions are not always best.

Obesity is mainly seen by health professionals as a psychological problem relating to beliefs and two key behaviours – overeating and underactivity. As a result, obesity has traditionally been...