Edition 4

Ian Florance talks to Kimberley Wilson at HMP Holloway.

Social anxiety in higher education Phil Topham and Graham Russell

Although anxiety is accepted as part of the learning process, there is little thought given to the impact of social anxiety. Yet social anxiety in learning situations such as seminars and...

Mary McMurran and Stephen Coupe describe a promising approach to a distressing disorder

Problem-solving therapy has a solid evidence base for alleviating distress and improving social functioning in people with a range of psychological and health problems. This approach has...

Fiona Jones on planned changes to the Society’s media and press function; when Ariely met Gladwell; curiosities; and more

nuggets from the Research Digest

rows over replication; psychoanalysis; security and neuroscience; apps; coercive self-citation; mapping well-being.

emotional response; impact; theoretical work psychology; Little Albert; and more

The Psychologist is produced by a small team of staff in the Society’s Leicester offices, supported by honorary input from a panel of Society members.

Image taken from Carl Jung’s Liber Novus (‘The Red Book’), and explained by psychological historian Sonu Shamdasani. Download the PDF for the poster

President of the British Psychological Society, 2011–2012