‘I understood when I listened to people’s stories’

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.

‘Majestic animals 
become props in a story’

Geoffrey Beattie on his new book, Trophy Hunting: A Psychological Perspective.

‘We don’t just need warm words, we need actions’

Binna Kandola is Chair of the British Psychological Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce. He met with Society President David Murphy to discuss some questions we had put to them.

‘Life is mostly good, despite the greater power of bad things’

Dr Roy Baumeister is a social psychologist at Florida State University. For his new book, he joined forces with science journalist John Tierney to explore The Power of Bad. Dr Tom Farsides, a Lecturer in Social Psychology at the University of Sussex, fired some questions at Dr Baumeister.

School’s out…

Naomi Fisher considers the arguments for self-directed education.

Decolonisation among clinicians

Sarah Atayero on the need for diversity in training and the workforce.

Five minutes with... Dr Chantelle Wood

Ella Rhodes spoke to the psychologist and University of Sheffield academic and lecturer about the 'Plastics: Redefining Single Use' project.

Speaking the unspeakable

The Truth Project, part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, has now heard from more than 4000 victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. As it launches its public awareness campaign, we talk to chief psychologist to the Inquiry, Dr Rebekah Eglinton, about the trauma-informed approach. Throughout, we also include quotes, in italics, from survivor ‘Esme’.

From the Chief Executive, March 2020

Sarb Bajwa writes.

Character – ‘caught’ or ‘taught’?

Emma Young, writing for our Research Digest, combines a recent conference and research to consider how individuals and societies might best flourish.

POST briefing note on autism

Ella Rhodes reports.

‘We need to bring unconscious bias into the open’

Dr Ilona Singer talks to Ian Florance.

‘New Power is responding to a very natural human impulse’

Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms are entrepreneurs and activists, and authors of the 2018 bestseller 'New Power: How Anyone Can Persuade, Mobilize and Succeed in our Chaotic, Connected Age'. Our editor Jon Sutton posed them some questions.

The power of placebo

Hannah Steinberg 1924-2019

Changing landscapes in Leeds for Conference 2020

The tensions of 'meaningful work'

Changemakers on the big issues

Including children in their own education

A journey of hope and doubt

Into the sur-real

Run for wellbeing

Pockets of resistance and change

All our personal histories

Painful memories motivate mentalisation

Overcoming the light

Editor's column, March 2020

One on one... with Saida Melgar

Finding joy in decolonising

Politics, psychology, the Society and The Psychologist

More debate on prescribing rights

‘There is a spectrum of responses to killing far-off enemies’

Professor Peter Lee talks to Annie Brookman-Byrne about the experiences of armed drone pilots.

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What makes a psychologist?

We present the five winning entries from our 2019 ‘Voices In Psychology’ programme, along with extracts from some of the other submissions and a commentary from British Psychological Society President David Murphy.

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