Edition 3

Craig Ward on his move from a psychology degree into the law

Ian Florance talks to Charles Bethell-Fox, Deputy Managing Director of Personnel Decisions International (UK)

Including President's column, and Psychology Teaching award

Including web-only reviews

Julie Gore and Claire McAndrew explore advances in cognitive task analysis

Sallie Baxendale looks at a psychological case study in literature

Andy Field, winner of the Society’s Book Award, on how he makes use of eels, quails and lap dancers in his teaching

Many psychology students find themselves riddled with fear, boredom and often both at the prospect of learning statistics. Statistics anxiety and a lack of motivation are often cited as major...

Jadwiga Nazimek on whether exercise can delay – or even prevent – dementia

Exercise is a good treatment for many health problems, both physical and mental. It reduces physical frailty and might prolong the lifespan, but (in synergy with other factors, such as lifestyle...

Jonathan D. Raskin on how the way we organise information could be the key to reducing the negative labelling of others

Can the golden section, an odd but repeatedly confirmed hypothesis about how humans organise information, help us understand the powerful impact of stigma? Recent research suggests it might.

Including the good childhood inquiry; autism traits; tackling reoffending; caffeine and hallucinations; the social brain project; dementia; young people and the media; and Harriet Gross on the misrepresentation of Simon Baron-Cohen's research in The Guardian