Edition 2

Ian Florance interviews Jackie Abell, a Reader in Psychology at Coventry University and Director of Research for the African Lion and Environmental Research Trust, based in Livingstone, Zambia, about taking social psychology into the lion's den.

President’s column; Public Engagement award
and grants; The Psychologist bath; and more

Marinus van IJzendoorn met Jon Sutton at the European Congress of Psychology and talked about his research on differential susceptibility in child development

 

Don Harris discusses the role of human error in air accidents and how aviation psychology has contributed to making flying as safe as possible

1754 people were killed on British roads in 2012. In the corresponding period 306 people worldwide died as a result of accidents to commercial jet transport aircraft. Aviation has developed a...

Anna Roberts makes the case for improving mental health services in prisons, with the latest in our series for budding writers

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman consider men, women and mental health. Plus listen to an interview with Daniel.

‘Women become insane’, opined the Victorian psychiatrist G. Fielding Blandford, ‘during pregnancy, after parturition, during lactation; at the age when the catamenia [periods] first appear and...

Keith E. Stanovich and Richard F. West on why we need rationality quotient (RQ) tests as well as IQ tests

It is a profound historical irony of the behavioural sciences that the Nobel Prize was awarded for studies of cognitive characteristics (rational thinking skills) that are entirely missing from...

the difference between a happy and a meaningful life; childhood amnesia; the image problem of activists

Science Museum ‘mind maps’; national honours in psychology; ‘isms’ in fashion; Psychology4Students; and much more

the decline of the NHS; waste in research; promoting psychology in public health; 1966 and all that; and more