Edition 12

The Critique of Psychology; hypnosis; person-centred counselling and more

Victoria Williamson looks at studying music psychology

Thank you for the music

ONE question that I have come up against a lot recently has begun to get on my nerves a little. Not the question itself, because I am more than happy to answer it,...

Josephine Ross with some fascinating anecdotal accounts of creative and scientific insights in dreams

SPENT the night naked in a public place again? Late for an important appointment? Picking your teeth up off the floor? You may not see the need for this nightly torture, but the typical person...

Martin J. Pickering gave the Broadbent Lecture at the Society's Annual Conference, on the remarkable and unconscious ways that people align in conversations

How should experimental psychologists study language? In courses, textbooks, and journals, it is treated alongside other topics such as attention, perception, memory, and reasoning, and it tends...

Vitaliy Panok, Valentyna Pavlenko and Liliya Korallo with the lastest in our international series

Ukraine has just undergone its ‘orange revolution’, bringing to power a president (Yushenko) who declared his intent to rid the country of corruption and the trappings of old-style communism –...

Gill Aitken, winner of the Society's Award for Distinguished Contributions to Professional Psychology, with a personal account

‘If there was a service in the community’; ‘if we had the staff who could work with self-injury’; ‘our service is for mental illness not personality disorder’. All too familiar accounts, heard in...

Julie Perks talks about the usefulness of archives and what we will lose if access is restricted

MOST of us enjoy reading about the history of our subject; some of us deem it necessary, if we are not to keep repeating what has gone before. But few of us are aware of just how useful archives...

A host of letters including interrogation, value for money and parental style of the society.

Less consideration than animals?

WE were appalled to read (News, October 2006) that the British Psychological Society’s Ethics Committee holds that it is up to psychologists themselves to...

Including the future of psychology in the NHS, face transplants, plus a report from a discussion meeting at the Royal Society.

Ray Miller writes on archives and statutory regulation.

For every wise saying there is another wise saying that says the opposite! No wonder philosophy is confusing. In this case our contenders are George Santayana’s ‘Those who cannot remember the past...