Edition 7

Can you tell which of these pictures is the work of a child? If your work lends itself to a striking image, get in touch on [email protected]

...with Ben (C) Fletcher, Head of the School of Psychology, University of Hertfordshire

Tamsin Williams looks at Benoît Mandelbrot and the creation of fractal geometry

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

Hilary Clarke, a health psychologist with the Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation, issues a rallying call

a tribute to Noel Sheehy; performance in psychology; honorary awards; work–life balance; response from Health Secretary; IQ at the Science Museum; and more

rationality for mortals; adjusting to life after deployment; stories of recovery and hope; and more, including web-only reviews

Catherine Campbell (Professor of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics) talks with psychologist, feminist, activist and film-maker Janice Haaken about the challenges facing the domestic violence movement

Can incivility lead to a spiral of aggression and tarnish a culture? Christine L. Porath and Amir Erez investigate.

What do we know about the effects of rudeness? Studies show that even when the target of rudeness does not exact retribution, performance plummets, whether measured using cognitive or creative...

Alex Forsythe and the late Noel Sheehy look to aesthetics, fractals and more in order to understand art.

Which can provide the deeper understanding of beauty: science or art? Can science advance our understanding of beauty? To what extent is there beauty in science? It is often said that...