Edition 3

Nick Taylor on different roles and the benefits of voluntary experience. As told to Ian Florance

Christian Jarrett examines the evidence behind the widely held belief that pregnancy affects cognitive function

communicating with ‘locked in’ patients; roots of schizophrenia; report from the Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference; nuggets from the Digest; and thorny issues of nature and nurture in the media

excellence; home education; the internet and thinking; reductionism; and more

Consultant Psychologist at eras ltd

Peter Garrard on the uses of retrospective language analysis

Ian Florance talks to Sara Savage about her life and work

President’s column; and two important Society articles, on accreditation through partnership, and delivering standards for tests and testing

intelligence testing; technology; ageing and cognition; creative writing; low mood; and building motivational interviewing skills

Alison Gopnik talks to Jon Sutton about the exploratory, bright butterflies that are children.