Edition 8

Allan J. Kimmel offers recommendations in a controversial area.

Fifty years old, Stanley Milgram’s obedience studies continue to arouse emotions and interest. In part this is due to their use of deception, and the studies perhaps sparked not only an explosion...

Christian Jarrett examines the psychology of holidays

Kairen Cullen on a silver lining from the cloud of Boys and Girls Alone

Nuggets from the Research Digest

The Society’s response to DSM-5; working memory ‘side-effects’; challenging public scepticism of science; and more

the media; counselling psychology; benevolent sexism; Little Albert; 'Beyond boundaries' columns (and more in PDF version)

OBE, Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Director of Winston’s Wish

Jim Horne with what must surely be the goriest article in the history of The Psychologist

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