Edition 3

the hidden mental pain of men; mental health action plan and IAPT; Julian Rotter; social justice; population pressures; parental alienation; and more

Art in the asylum: ‘I spit on life’ (1953/54) by William Kurelek, courtesy of the Adamson Collection London (copyright estate of William Kurelek and Wynick/Tuck Gallery Toronto). Words by Victoria Tischler, Chartered Psychologist and curator of ‘Art in the Asylum’. Send your ideas for ‘Big picture’ to [email protected].

Reader in Cognitive Science and Research Lead for Psychology at De Montfort University

Tadhg MacIntyre, Aidan Moran and Mark Campbell shed light on the origins of psychology in Ireland

plus the usual mix of books and other media reviews, including National Geographic, Inside the Animal Mind; the untold story of Milgram’s shock experiments; and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Ian Florance talks to Claire Halsey, Chartered Psychologist, author and broadcaster, about camels, writing and more; Mike Bender tells us about 'self-publishing without illusions'; and Edward Howard describes his journey to becoming an assistant psychologist

President’s column; Lifetime Achievement;
coaching psychology; specialist registers; and more

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

Our editor Jon Sutton spoke to cognitive neuroscientist and ‘master of illusion’ Henrik Ehrsson at last year’s European Congress of Psychology in Stockholm

Broadcaster, journalist and psychology student Sian Williams reports from the frontline on the responsibilities of broadcasters towards those they interview