Edition 1

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