Edition 7

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...

Phil Banyard, Uta Frith, Sarah Haywood, Fiona Jones, Christian Jarrett, Annette Karmiloff-Smith, David Lavallee, Elizabeth Loftus, Catherine Loveday, Neil Macrae and Jon Sutton give their memories of this year’s event in Glasgow. DOWNLOAD THE PDF FOR THE FULL SET OF REPORTS

Sinéad Rhodes on the risks of the media’s generic view of psychologists

nuggets from the Research Digest

the future of undergraduate psychology; Royal Society fellows; gossip and vision;echolocation

speaking out on Coalition cuts; new phrenology; and Kanazawa strikes again

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)