Mats Alvesson cautions against the seductive tendency to gild the lily; and argues that we may have underestimated the value of ‘functional stupidity’.

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts – Bertrand Russell

To be stupid, selfish, and have good...

New evidence from the Zimbardo archives challenges everything you have taught (or been taught) about the Stanford Prison Experiment, argue Stephen Reicher, S. Alexander Haslam and Jay Van Bavel.
John Marshall responds to a recent article.
Lauren Bishop on public health.
A response to recent concerns over qualitative research.
Terry Birchmore writes.
Professor Victoria Tischler with a personal response to Brexit, and a dance collaboration.
Robert McIntosh and Sergio Della Sala on quality science and 'sonic attacks' in Cuba, previewing a forthcoming letter in the Journal of Neurology.
A response to our interview with Paul Gilbert, from Jasmin Kaur Gill.
John Antonakis responds.
Devi Jankowicz writes.
Gillian Evans, Chair of the British Psychological Society's Safeguarding Advisory Group, on their new guidance.
A letter from Frankie Samah, postgraduate student at the University of Bristol.
A response to a piece in our April edition.
Broadcaster Sian Williams responds to our April special on psychologists and the media.
Two more contributions to the continuing debate.
Zac Seidler (University of Sydney) calls on professionals and society more broadly to see beyond 'boys will be boys'.
A response to Graham Towl's article.
Matthew Swallow wants to explore 'FinDom'…
'We want to understand these barriers'…
The latest from Nicola Gale.
John Raven writes.
A Liverpool team on their 'Working Conversations' project.
Two letters from our May edition respond to the Cambridge Analytica scandal; plus online extras.