Edition 10

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

we talk to Rhonda Cohen Head of the London Sport Institute at Middlesex University; and to environmental psychologist Birgitta Gatersleben; and third-year PhD student Mark Taylor turns the tables on his supervisor Angelica Ronald

President’s column; Presidents’ Award 2013; Self-help books on prescription; AllTrials Campaign; and more

Christopher C. French navigates the outer limits as he considers how psychologists should respond to extraordinary claims. And listen to our interview with Chris.

How should a fair-minded rational person respond when confronted with claims of apparently superhuman abilities? Is it wise to simply reject any such claims that exceed your personal assessment of...

Catriona Morrison (University of Leeds) talks to mnemonists and those in the field as she considers whether it’s a blessing or curse