Dr Annie Brookman-Byrne introduces the January issue.
Emma Young digests the latest research on working from home during Covid-19.
Alina Salmen and Kristof Dhont on the gendered nature of meat consumption and veganism.
When Ian Florance asked him for an interview, Lawrence Moulin gave two reasons for agreeing: he wanted to talk about ‘how psychology can be applied in interesting places such as the Department of Health’; and to tell undergraduates who are, like him, from less ‘prestigious’ backgrounds, that they too can have a place in the profession.
Richard Carmichael works on behaviour change, public engagement and policy for Net Zero. He tells us how food policy can help us reach climate goals.
Ella Rhodes on a new British Psychological Society report on supporting children and families.
Matthew Cole and Kate Stewart on how society ‘helps’ us to rationalise the exploitation of other animals, giving us a ‘licence to harm’.
Charlotte De Backer with a history of meat consumption, and how a simple choice to eat or not eat meat can complicate our social lives
Jared Piazza on psychological barriers to becoming and staying vegan.
Barbara A. Wilson on Oliver Zangwill.
Matthew Ruby and Tani Khara on the power and status of plant-based diets in different cultural contexts.
An extract from ‘Why We Love and Exploit Animals: Bridging Insights from Academia and Advocacy’ edited by Kirstof Dhont and Gordon Hodson, published by Routledge. This chapter was written by Tobias Leenaert.