Edition 3

Including working with adjacent fields, Rorschach, evil, and obituaries.

Chris Scott, Chair of the Society’s Scottish Division of Educational Psychology (SDEP), draws on his career path and present job to illuminate some issues facing educational psychology in Scotland, and talks about the SDEP’s activities

News from the Society including President's column...

A new section to The Psychologist which this month focuses on improved analysis of covariance and the perils of statistics by numbers...

This month's reviews, including several web-only reviews.

Lance Workman talks to Alice Eagly about the evolution of the psychology of gender.

We all have one, and it might determine our fate in a number of intriguing and bizarre ways. Nicholas Christenfeld and Britta Larsen investigate.

Names have meanings – historical, geographical, occupational, and so on – that transcend the individual, and while people do occasionally change their names to match their characters, the most...

Richard J. Crisp, joint winner of the Society’s Spearman Medal 2006, outlines his latest research.

From gender discrimination to inter-ethnic conflict, social categories define our experience of intergroup relations. This article discusses 10 years of research into the psychology of social...

Anna C. Phillips and Victoria E. Burns on why vaccinations are so interesting to psychologists

Next time you get flu or a cold after a particularly difficult week, don’t dismiss it as coincidence. Interdisciplinary work between psychologists and immunologists has shown that factors like...

Mark Hayward, winner of the Society’s Award for Distinguished Contributions to Professional Psychology, joins with Mike Slade to discuss the recovery movement

Readers will be familiar with the issues and complexities related to the processes of defining and diagnosing emotional and mental distress. In last year’s special issue (...