Edition 8

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

Victor Thompson talks about working in sports and clinical psychology

A guest column from Robert Roe, President of the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations; President’s Award; special educational needs; bipolar disorder; the connected baby; and more

questions of religion and spirituality; a case for educational change; strategies for helping the shy child; and more

Lance Workman talks to Alex Haslam, about glass cliffs, Zimbardo, higher education and more

James Anderson got a shock when he went to work on an acute medical ward, and here he argues that the profession needs to examine its view of the self

Is ‘brain training’ a sales con or evidence-based exercise? Dan Hackley investigates

Recent years have seen a surge in the popularity of ‘brain training’ software; games and applications that purport to stimulate the brain and improve cognitive performance. Sales are nourished by...

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