Celia Kitzinger and Sue Wilkinson argue there’s a role for psychologists in helping people with their Advance Decisions. With the online-extra of our editor Jon Sutton's own Advance Decision.
Antigonos Sochos considers whether a familiar concept can be extended to social groups, ideological systems and social institutions.
Amanda Henwood and Maggie Ellis on ‘Adaptive Interaction’.
Chelsea Schein, Amelia Goranson and Kurt Gray consider why immoral acts always seem to be those that cause harm – especially to children.
Gail A. Hornstein considers artistic depictions of insanity.
Zayba Ghazali with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information).
Lance Workman meets Gerd Gigerenzer, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the Harding Center for Risk Literacy in Berlin.
The only way to succeed is to not try, argues Edward Slingerland.
Ben Shephard considers our discipline’s involvement, on all sides.
Graham Towl and Tammi Walker consider public management, punitiveness and professionalism (an 'Online first' publication).
Laura M. Kurtycz looks at how to counter ‘learned helplessness.
Warren Mansell and Timothy A. Carey introduce a theory dating back to the 1950s that is increasingly touted as revitalising the behavioural sciences.
Steven MacDonald with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information).
Christopher C. French considers explanations of UFO sightings, alien encounters and even abductions.
Albert A. Harrison looks for lessons from history.
Clementine Edwards considers emotional deficits in schizophrenia, in the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices).
Jon Sutton talks to Douglas Vakoch, clinical psychologist and Director of Interstellar Message Composition at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.
Nick Kanas considers issues and countermeasures..
We asked for your favourite alien entity, and what their depiction says about our own psychology.
Claire Hughes asks what matters and why.
Marc Smith reconceptualises academic resilience in schools.
Ciarán Mc Mahon considers the psychology behind Facebook and more.
For centuries, a little Belgian town has treated the mentally ill. Why are its medieval methods so successful? Mike Jay investigates.
Katherine Woolf, Henry Potts, Josh Stott, Chris McManus, Amanda Williams and Katrina Scior consider evidence on selection into the healthcare professions.
Laura Oxley on reward and punishment in the classroom in the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information).
With the holiday season in full swing, work and organisational psychologist Jessica de Bloom takes a tour of the world of vacation research.
Stephen Gibson uses qualitative analysis to understand Milgram’s studies – are they really ‘obedience’ experiments?
Sarah Riley, Adrienne Evans, Christine Griffin, Yvette Morey and Helen Murphy look at the issues for researchers in online and digital research. Watch their discussion too!
Anna Madill outlines how qualitative methods in psychology, and the Society’s Section, have blossomed over the years.
Rachel Shaw and Nollaig Frost argue for pluralism and mixed methods, introducing this month's special feature.
Joanna Brooks introduces a range of approaches to phenomenology in qualitative psychology.
As the 2015 Ashes series comes to England, Jamie Barker and Matt Slater consider the psychology at play.
Enlisting the help of Godzilla and a few of its friends, Jonathan Myers considers why we see monsters and what form they take.
Paul Ghuman gives a psychological perspective on Dalit resistance and identity.
Caitlin Cherry with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information).
Jon Sutton meets clinical psychologist Fleur-Michelle Coiffait to hear about her work with Leicestershire Partnership Trust.
Ian Florance talks to Professor Susan Golombok.
Stephanie M. Cobb imagines three perspectives on transference and countertransference.
Leading neurosurgeon Henry Marsh reflects on mistakes, mystery and the mind.
Anna Ruddle and Sarah Dilks consider whether therapists should talk about themselves in therapy.
Graham D. Smith and Peter E. Morris encourage you to rely less on significance tests.
Angela Carter looks to a better understanding of young people by employers.
Emma Williams with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information)
Alexandra Rutherford, Kelli Vaughn-Johnson and Elissa Rodkey.
Marc Abrahams, Guardian columnist and founder of the Ig Nobel prizes, with more research to make you smile and think.
Our journalist Ella Rhodes meets researchers in psychology and politics in search of answers to voter apathy.
James Elander looks beyond plagiarism.
Edgar Jones explores the making of an innovative film designed to show the treatment of soldiers suffering from shell shock.
Helena Cooper-Thomas considers the transition into the role, and how this compares with other workplaces.
Jo Silvester and Madeleine Wyatt look at the issue of training for politicians, and its relationship with work psychology.
Sharon Coen considers psychology’s role in a modern phenomenon.
Jessica McCarrick with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information)
Jonathan Roiser (winner of the Society’s Spearman Medal 2013) considers the case of mental health.
Our journalist Ella Rhodes meets psychologists who think boredom has had a bad press.
Alan Baddeley describes the origins of the multi-component model of working memory.
A randomised controlled trial is quality research, right? Not necessarily – Lewis Killin and Sergio Della Sala explain.
Sergio Della Sala lets Lance Workman into his world.
John D. Mayer argues that ‘personal intelligence’ shapes our lives.
Could circadian rhythms be the key? Brianne Kent with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information)
Simon Oxenham and Jon Sutton consider the causes and consequences of bad writing in psychology.
Y. Barry Chung, Tiffany K. Chang and Ciemone S. Rose consider the issue of LGBT people in the workplace
Kate Williams with the latest in our series for budding writers.
Our editor Jon Sutton talks to Andreas Roepstorff (Aarhus University).
Mike Bender provides a critique of Lisa Genova’s novel Still Alice, the film adaptation of which is out in March.
Tracey Loughran delivers a fitting tribute to the men who suffered in the First World War, and in more modern conflicts.
Lisa Calvano on the psychological impact of caring for spouses and parents
Michael A. Smith looks at glucose effects on human memory performance
Jack Dutton meets those with the condition and the researchers who study them. Might it have benefits, and could it even be taught?
Laura Soulsby and Kate Bennett consider a rich evidence base
Magda Osman refocuses our view on the evidence.
Michelle Lowe and Bob Balfour look at service provision for male sexual abuse survivors
Jelena Martinovic on near-death experiences and psychology in the 1960s and 70s
Suzy Clarkson with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information)
Robin Dunbar talks to Lance Workman about his attempts to see the big picture and find the big number.
We hear from a brain injury survivor, researchers and a practitioner.
Graham Pluck with a story of challenge and survival for millions of young people worldwide.
Freddy Jackson Brown and Duncan Gillard argue that it has a fundamental role to play in psychology making a difference in society.
Edo Shonin, William Van Gordon and Mark D. Griffiths
John Cromby ('yes') and Vaughan Bell ('no') go 'head to head'.
Jolanda Jetten and Matthew J. Hornsey take another look at Solomon Asch’s famous line-judgement studies.
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ISSN: 0952-8229 (Print), 2398-1529 (online)
...From the archive
Geoff Bunn introduces a special issue marking the 150th Anniversary of Gustav Fechner’s Elements of Psychophysics
Rowan Bayne (University of East London) hears of an extraordinary life in psychology.