Edition 5

Thibaud Gruber and Klaus Zuberbühler look to non-human primates for clues

Which components of our cognitive architecture are part of our primate heritage, and what is uniquely human? Comparative studies of non-human primates can provide insights into earlier stages of...

Jon Sutton interviews Trevor Robbins CBE (University of Cambridge)

Stuart J. Ritchie, Richard Wiseman and Christopher C. French with the opening contribution to a special on one of the cornerstones of scientific progress. This is followed by a variety of perspectives on replication and possible ways forward, from: Daniel Simons; Dave Nussbaum; Henry L. Roediger, III; Gregory Mitchell; Daryl Bem; Claudia Hammond; Daniel Bor; Sam Gilbert; Joshua Hartshorne and Adena Schachner; Alex Holcombe and Hal Pashler; Jelte Wicherts; and Stephen Pilling

Mark Sergeant on problems and pitfalls of science reporting; Jon Sutton on France's autism 'shame'; and more

nuggets from the Society’s Research Digest service

the Health and Social Care Bill; dementia challenge; willpower report; funding news

impact factors; panic buying; REF; well-being psychology; and more

Institute of Education, University of London

Richard S. Hallam and Michael P. Bender recount a tragic tale