Collecting together our special summer print edition, with a few extras.
Can psychology save the world in a ‘new normal’? Lee Rowland curates 10 quotes…
At the beginning of April, our editor Jon Sutton talked to Stuart Ritchie, a psychologist and a Lecturer in the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at King’s College London, about concerns over coronavirus coverage and more.
Sally Zlotowitz, with thanks to Ebinehita Iyere and Rachel McKail from MAC-UK.
New British Psychological Society President Dr Hazel McLaughlin follows up last month’s interview with a focus on change and the future.
An introduction to a special themed issue, 'Towards a new normal, and beyond', from Dr Jon Sutton.
Jan Maskell with two visions from a warming planet.
Gemma Milne looks at how hype can blinker our understanding of what’s going on.
...from Jolanda Jetten, Stephen Reicher, Alex Haslam and Tegan Cruwys.
Kavita Vedhara on the fascinating world of vaccine adjuvants and more.
As psychologists working clinical health, we have been close to the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic and the lessons that are ours to seize and hold on to. We have dared to imagine a progressive (perhaps utopian?) future, written from the perspective of a new graduate, and we invite you come along with us…
To tie in with the British Psychological Society's Annual Conference theme of 'Psychology of the future: Changing landscapes', we asked contributors for their '2040 visions'.
David Robson on psychological efforts to achieve ‘herd immunity’ against the spread of misinformation in pandemic times.
Ella Rhodes reports on the British Psychological Society's efforts to provide support and guidance around coronavirus.
Helen Johnson considers how psychologists can foster a relationship with the arts that nourishes all.
Sandra Lovell on the place of Personal Protective Equipment in safety controls for Covid-19.
A Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Wales’ largest Intensive Care Unit in Cardiff, Dr Julie Highfield led the BPS Covid-19 Coordinating Group’s staff wellbeing work and has recently taken up a secondment with the Intensive Care Society as its National Project Director for Wellbeing. Ella Rhodes spoke to her.
Our editor Jon Sutton hears from Kathryn Scott, Director of Policy for the British Psychological Society.
Matthew Warren, editor of our Research Digest, with an update on the research response to Covid-19, and the issues raised.
Keon West’s photography from Instagram.
As lockdown rules ease in the UK but distancing guidance remains in place, how can we use group norms to make distancing easier for people at mass gatherings? John Drury, Stephen Reicher and Nick Hopkins have some advice.
As lockdown began, The Psychologist team set to work collecting evidence-based perspectives on coronavirus and the pandemic response for our website. At the time of writing, there are more than 90 views, interviews and more gathered there, from more than 120 psychologists. We are very grateful to all who gave their time and expertise so generously during challenging times.
Gavin Miller considers science fiction and psychology.
Dr Rowena Hill is a psychologist from Nottingham Trent University now seconded full-time to the cross-governmental C19 National Foresight Group. On 1 May, our editor Jon Sutton spoke with her from lockdown.
Ella Rhodes hears from those working on bereavement during the pandemic and beyond.
Prof-bots or a psychologically informed future? You decide, says Angel Chater.
Kim Stephenson and Pradnya Surana on the importance of reframing our relationship with money in pandemic times.
Alison Clarke with a call to action.
Roger Paxton thinks a better society is not just possible but likely.
Linda Kaye on putting our online data to work.
Roxane Gervais on flexibility and leadership.
Ella Rhodes collates a series of contributions from those researching vision and perception.
Deanne Bell is Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent University. Deanne spoke to Deputy Editor Annie Brookman-Byrne about her desire to understand and repair the world.
Professor Peter Lee talks to Annie Brookman-Byrne about the experiences of armed drone pilots.