Edition 7

As the Society publishes a new report, Christian Jarrett takes a look at causes and treatments.

TO many, the term personality disorder (PD) has become synonymous with stigma and confusion. It’s said that if psychologists cannot agree on what exactly personality is or how to measure it, then...

Improving access to therapes; infant crying and sleeping problems; DSM and drug companies plus men's mental health and more.

President Ray Miller reflects on the benefits of hindsight.

A crystal ball should be essential equipment for any president. Preparing the monthly column means anticipating significant developments that may occur between writing it and the time you read it...

Reassessing Freud's legacy

THE month of May saw the 150th anniversary of Sigmund Freud's birth. This brought with it a wealth of media interest, with the man, his work and his legacy all being variously celebrated,...

Marking 10 years of promoting clinical effectiveness, quality and outcomes, fellowship citation for Professor Mark Griffiths plus news on what you think of the Psychologist.

Peter Branney on overseas fieldwork - Supervisors, funding and ingenious pigs

IT is hard to believe I was so amazed. Standing on the main street in Palmerston North, Aotearoa/New Zealand, I had to figure out how to get around and find the psychology department at Massey...

Double Dutch, comedy, tragedy and psycho-babbling for beginners.

Caroline Watt outlines the continuing influence of the Edinburgh unit on the field.

Many people have experienced seemingly psychic phenomena, such as having a dream that predicts the future, seeing a ghost, or thinking of a long-lost friend and then receiving a telephone call...

Christian Jarrett reports from New York, host to the 18th annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science (formerly the American Psychological Society).

Philip Treleaven, Adrian Furnham and Viren Swami on a new area with implications for psychological research.

Your body shape and language contain a wealth of personal information that has a major influence on your life. Now 3D photo-booths are able to instantaneously capture
a highly accurate...