Edition 10

Josh P. Davis, Ashok Jansari and Karen Lander investigate super-recognisers in the police and the general public

There are large individual differences in face-recognition ability. Prosopagnosics – or sufferers from face blindness appear at one end of the scale. A large body of research has examined this...

Christian Jarrett gets to grips with cyborg technology

We meet people who have or research ‘super' abilities

Decline in psychotherapy; the happy mirror; a school with a difference; children’s sedentary lifestyles; police super-recognisers

‘Psychological responsibility’; thoughts on the DSM-5 debate; assistant psychologists; clinical training; male suicide; and more

Text by Robin S. Rosenberg, picture by Peter Tangen from the Real Life Superheroes Project. E-mail [email protected] with your Big picture ideas

Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology, Keele University, and winner of the Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Kieran McNally looks at psychology, schizophrenia, and the making of a modern concept

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

The usual mix of books and other media reviews, including a review of Robin Rosenberg’s book Our Superheroes, Ourselves