An exclusive chapter from David Cohen's book 'The Psychology of Vampires', part of Routledge Psychology's 'The Psychology of Everything' series.
Antonia Bifulco on her own adventures in family history.

Most of us are interested in our origins and family histories. Can psychology aid us in discovering identity through such research? Can sharing our family stories lead to uncovering common or...

Paula Nicolson looks at developing identities in the 21st century.

Discovering family roots, or genealogy, has become a favourite pastime for many. The sheer volume of TV programmes, magazines and ‘how to’ books bear witness to this. Genealogy fascinates...

Emily Hutchinson on how organisations can improve safety by really understanding psychology.

All organisations have a duty to keep their employees safe, and most organisations sink considerable amounts of money and time in minimising risk. Yet things still go wrong. Why? And can a...

Jim Horne wonders why more psychologists aren't fascinated by yawning.
An exclusive chapter from 'The Genius Checklist: Nine Paradoxical Tips on How You Can Become a Creative Genius', by Dean Keith Simonton. Tip 9: Withdraw Alone to an Isolated Retreat / Social Network with Kindred Spirits!
Adrian Furnham on the importance of personality at work, and how to select the right stuff.

Another leader fails and derails. A CEO resigns, is sacked or sent to prison. The costs are high for all stakeholders, the consequences considerable. How and why were these people ever...

Evidence-based tips, pulled together by our journalist Ella Rhodes.
A special feature on psychologists working with non-human species.
The Psychologist A to Z continues.
Speakers from the 2018 British Psychological Society careers events, held in Newcastle and London later this year, wrote to their first-year selves.
Leanne Greene, an assistant psychologist, gets social.
An exclusive chapter from Alice Gregory's book Nodding Off: The Science of Sleep from Cradle to Grave (Bloomsbury).
The Psychologist A to Z continues.
Dinsa Sachan talks to psychologists about their research on the effects of relationship break-up.
Miranda Wheeler, Shelley Boddy and Kerry Ferguson attempt a novel way of engaging girls with diabetes.
Cameron Brick and Sander van der Linden on how psychologists can help solve the largest social dilemma in history.

A pig ate his fill of acorns under an oak tree and then started to root around the tree. A crow remarked, ‘You should not do this. If you lay bare the roots, the tree will wither and die.’ ‘...

Steve Taylor on a type of experience he feels has been neglected by psychology.

For more than two decades now, positive psychology has brought an emphasis on positive human experiences. But is there one type – perhaps the most positive of all – that has not been...

Your chance to have your say!
A football-themed trawl of the archives to mark England's World Cup progress.
Kate Hamilton-West compares the rhetoric and reality of how people manage their health conditions; and introduces a novel practical task which might bring the issues to life.
An exciting opportunity to work full-time for The Psychologist, making a real impact in the world of psychology.
The Psychologist A to Z continues.