Edition 4

Joy Icayan charts a personal journey from taking a degree in psychology, to market research, to human rights work in the Philippines

Ian Florance talks to Catriona Morrison about cognitive psychology, teaching and research… with a few mentions of the Beatles on the way

President’s column; alcohol in Scotland; men’s health; Welsh taster; and more

illusions with Richard Gregory; women leaders; phobias; and more

Teresa Pacheco Tabuenca is interviewed by Vaughan Bell

Although psychologists work with the emergency services across the world, Madrid is one of the few cities that have a team of emergency response psychologists that attend incidents alongside...

Sarah Davidson on the work of the British Red Cross

Events such as the Haiti earthquake or crises nearer home, such as floods and fires, may lead us to wonder about what we can do to help. As funds are raised and food, shelter and water are...

Rhiannon N. Turner on her Doctoral Award-winning research on the impact of direct and indirect forms of contact

In order to ensure harmony in multicultural societies, it is essential that interventions are developed to tackle intergroup prejudice and discrimination. This article examines three types of...

Children imitate after a delay, but can apes ape in a similar fashion? Lydia M. Hopper looks at evidence

Our rich and diverse cultural landscape has arisen not only from our ability to innovate but also because we can copy others and build upon the knowledge of previous generations. Although...

Have our minds evolved to see human beings as types of artefacts? Jesse Bering investigates some big questions.

To see an inherent purpose in life is to see an intentional, creative mind – usually God – that had a reason for designing it this way and not some other way. If we subscribe wholly and properly...

Christian Jarrett examines psychology’s response to a disturbing social problem

When you see a blanket-covered body shifting uncomfortably in a doorway, hole-ridden boots protruding at one end, matted hair at the other, what do you think? That we don’t have enough houses?...