Edition 5

Kirsty Golden (Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust) gives a personal overview of the Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner role

Marc Smith with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information)

Ian Florance talks to Jamie Durrance about her work at Rowan House

A day in the life of the Society President; more online journals for members; Society Twitter feeds; public engagement grants; research interests database; new Society website; well-being consultation; and more

a Rough Guide to Psychology from The Psychologist journalist and Research Digest editor; media and youth; psychometric theory; and web-only reviews

Alan Baddeley talks to Lance Workman about Bertrand Russell, Neanderthals and working memory

Beverley N. Ayers, Mark J. Forshaw and Myra S. Hunter look at lessons learned from a global outlook

Menopause is experienced by approximately half the population and represents an opportunity for psychologists to examine the psychological and social factors that influence perceptions of bodily...

Maggi Evans on well-being initiatives and whose vision is being pushed

Well-being is firmly on the government agenda and from April 2011 there are plans that national well-being will be measured alongside GDP. This will bring numerous challenges around definition,...

Emily A. Holmes (Spearman Medal winner), Ella L. James, Simon E. Blackwell and Susie Hales look at mental imagery in the lab and the clinic

Seeing mental pictures of what has been and what could be is a fundamental human experience, and carries with it particularly compelling emotional effects. However, in psychological disorders,...

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