November 2015

Warren Mansell and Timothy A. Carey introduce a theory dating back to the 1950s that is increasingly touted as revitalising the behavioural sciences.

William T. Powers’ perceptual control theory claims to offer principles applicable to the behaviour of all living things, yet it has received only modest attention from the behavioural...

The only way to succeed is to not try, argues Edward Slingerland.

Although modern Western society tends to emphasise the importance of willpower and striving, there are some central human goals – happiness, relaxation, charisma – that appear to come only...

The November issue selection from the Society's Research Digest blog.
…other letters from our November issue.
The debate on 'psychology's non-stick frying pan' continues.
Ella Rhodes on a memorandum of understanding between the University of Bolton and Greater Manchester Police.
Letters on the Reproducibility Project.