Uta Frith and Chris Frith spoke at the Royal Institution around the launch of their ‘graphic biography’ Two Heads, written with their son Alex Frith and illustrated by Daniel Locke.
Our editor Jon Sutton meets Jenny Terry.
Educational Psychologist Dr Melernie Meheux in conversation with Waveney Bushell, Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.
We dip into the Society member database and pick out Dr Nandini Jayachandran, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology & Head of the Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute for Communicative & Cognitive Neurosciences, Trivandrum, Kerala.
On second thought: How ambivalence shapes your life by William R. Miller is published by Guilford Press.
As space tourism becomes reality and astronauts prepare for the Moon and Mars, understanding gravity’s effects on psychology may be crucial. Shaoni Bhattacharya reports.
Nishat Babu on volunteering, including through work.
Claire Foster is Professor of Psychosocial Oncology, Director of the Centre for Psychosocial Research in Cancer (CentRIC) in Health Sciences, University of Southampton. She told us about this work.
Elizabeth Bates is Chair of the Male Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society. Her research interests centre on male victims of female perpetrated partner violence as well as the broader issue of domestic violence and abuse; in addition, she’s committed to ensuring that her students have the best possible experience at university, and the greatest chance of employment. She talked to Ian Florance.
Having lived with this under-recognised condition solidly for 13 years, Joe Perkins recently released his book Life On Autopilot: A Guide To Living With Depersonalization Disorder (Jessica Kingsley Publishers) to raise awareness and provide valuable information to fellow sufferers and clinicians alike. Joe discusses how his life has been impacted and why he thinks the book is necessary, with Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Birmingham, Dr Emma Černis.
Dr Adrian Needs is the winner of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the British Psychological Society’s Practice Board and Division of Forensic Psychology. Here, he talks prison and reform in a conversation recorded by Sarah Lewis for her Growth Uncut podcast.
Phil Banyard, Head of Psychology at Nottingham Trent University, author of over 20 psychology textbooks, and former Chief A-level Psychology Examiner, retires in June 2021. Here, Professor Belinda Winder talks with Phil about his life and times as he embarks upon the Vitus Emeritus.