Edition 9

Including women mind doctors, female violence, children's dreams and a host of web-only reviews.

Seh Hyun Rho’s winning piece in the Higher Education Academy Psychology Network’s essay competition, plus a selection from the other entries

Alan G. Walker argues for an international online community for psychologists to ease collaboration and bridge the science–practitioner divide

In a recent journal article I discussed how practising psychologists and academics alike might increase or otherwise improve the practical mileage they receive from academic journals (Walker, 2008...

Lee A. Wilkinson looks at adults with Asperger’s syndrome

Despite plenty of research and clinical studies related to children and adolescents with Asperger’s syndrome, psychologists have only recently begun to appreciate the complex challenges faced by...

Aiden P. Gregg on the implicit association test

Over the last 10 years, the implicit association test (IAT) has held considerable appeal to applied researchers as an indirect index of what people are thinking and feeling. It dependably yields...

Lance Workman talks to Andy Field about his work on childhood anxiety

Christian Jarrett on the lure of academic myths and their place in classic psychology

Including Milgram redux, eyewitness memory, antidepressant debate and more.

Professor of Psychology at the University of York

Malcolm Macmillan updates a familiar tale, 160 years after its inception

Could you survive a small crowbar passing completely through your head? Most psychologists would answer ‘Yes’: almost all of them learned that Phineas Gage did. Although Phineas’ accident occurred...