Edition 8

Julia Santomauro and Christopher C. French examine the experience of sleep paralysis

Sleep paralysis can be a terrifying experience that is surprisingly common. It can involve the inability to move, auditory and visual hallucinations, a strong sense of presence, difficulty...

Dan Jones on the often surprising part played by moral judgements in our ‘folk psychology

In 2003, when George Bush and Tony Blair inaugurated the ongoing war in Iraq, both men surely knew that civilian deaths would be one of the costs of the military engagement. But did Bush or Blair...

Including the first (and only?) photo of Phineas Gage discovered; confabulatory hypermnesia; Recording tomorrow’s history; A weighty bias and much more.

Including psychology and the media, campaigning questions, the clinical realities of IAPT, obituaries and more.

Director, Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge

Uta Frith on a couple of colourful characters – Neil O’Connor and Beate Hermelin; and Julie Perks on the Hipp Chronoscope

Everyone knows that London in the Sixties was a cool place to be, but few know that this was true not only for music, art and fashion, but also for psychology. At the Institute of Psychiatry you...

Jon Sutton talks to Jim Horne, Director of the Sleep Research Centre at Loughborough University, about a varied and productive career; and Ian Florance talks to Brad Martin about clinical practice, and his use of imaging rescripting therapy

Including President’s column, Strategic Plan 2010–2015, Spearman Medal 2009, May Davidson Award and more

Including Ten Zen Questions,The Cognitive Behaviour Counselling Primer, Personality Disorder:
The Definitive Reader, Bodies, Vygotsky at Work and Play.

Mark Blagrove on a land still stubbornly slow to offer up its secrets

Dreams can be a matter of great personal and scientific interest, or derision. There is good reason not to be interested in dreams: most are easily forgotten and usually appear senseless. Despite...