Edition 1

Ian Florance talks to Ceri Bowen, an International Fellow at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, Putney
David Moore with some advice on postgraduate life

…That’s according to Steven Pinker. Lance Workman interviews Daniel Kahneman, Nobel laureate and co-creator of behavioural economics

Stuart Biddle thinks so, but Terry Dovey disagrees…

Nick Neave and Daryl B. O’Connor describe their research into the complex effects of this hormone

The steroid hormone testosterone has long been associated with various male-typical behaviours. This review first highlights key issues in behavioural endocrinology, and then provides a brief...

Toni Brennan on the socio-psychological functions of a quintessentially social activity

Gossip ­– only ‘others’ do it, right? This article attempts to shed light on this ubiquitous and often frowned upon human activity. In recent times, social psychology and allied disciplines have...

David L. Vogel and Nathaniel G. Wade explain that it’s not just about what others think

The fear of being stigmatised by others often leads people to avoid professional help. This stigma can also be internalised, further reducing the likelihood of seeking help. Understanding these...

Including pollution, child and mental health services, buggies, Manchester Lectures and much more

Including the first 'guest columns' in the revamped 'Letters' section

Anniversary Professor of Psychology and Gender Studies, Birkbeck, University of London. Includes online only questions