‘Smoke & Mirrors: How hype obscures the future and how to see past it’ by Gemma Milne is published by Robinson (£13.99). With kind permission from the publisher we share the introductory chapter.
Eleonore Batteux considers whether the pandemic will change our desire to see the future as predictable.
Alex Sayers on her social enterprise working with young care leavers.
Georgina Ferguson on having and raising a new baby during lockdown.
A collection of articles and interviews from the archive on the psychology of being (and having) a father.
The winning entries from a BPS Conference 2020 student competition, around the theme of Psychology of the Future: Changing Landscapes.
Selected extracts from a new book, 'Human Rights Education for Psychologists' (Routledge, 2020). Here, Nora Sveaass and Michael Wessells give some background, and then Sarah Butchard, Tommy Dunne, Hilda Engel and Artemis Giotsa present 'stories of human rights'.
Gavin Miller considers science fiction and psychology.

Modern psychology begins in the late 19th century, with the work of Wilhelm Wundt and William James. The same period also sees the origins of modern science fiction: James’s The Principles of...

Helen Johnson considers how psychologists can foster a relationship with the arts that nourishes all.
What’s it like? We hear from the Chair of the British Psychological Society's Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology, and collect links from the archive.
Can psychology save the world in a ‘new normal’? Lee Rowland curates 10 quotes…
Roger Paxton thinks a better society is not just possible but likely.
Kim Stephenson and Pradnya Surana on the importance of reframing our relationship with money in pandemic times.
Ella Rhodes hears from those working on bereavement during the pandemic and beyond.
Members of the British Psychological Society's Safeguarding Advisory Group consider experiences from a range of areas.
Sumayya Alidina on adolescent mental health in a Muslim community.
As lockdown began, The Psychologist team set to work collecting evidence-based perspectives on coronavirus and the pandemic response for our website. At the time of writing, there are more than 90 views, interviews and more gathered there, from more than 120 psychologists. We are very grateful to all who gave their time and expertise so generously during challenging times.
Eloise Stark experiments with mindfulness to find her authentic, autistic self.

He recognizes that it rests within himself to choose; that the only question which matters is, “Am I living in a way that is deeply satisfying to me, and which truly expresses me?” 

Matthew Warren, editor of our Research Digest, with an update on the research response to Covid-19, and the issues raised.
Dr Jenny Lunt (University of Derby), Professor Kim Burton (University of Huddersfield), and Alan Bradshaw (Alt-OH).
An exclusive extract from 'Wayfinding: The Art and Science of How We Find and Lose Our Way', by Michael Bond.
As psychologists working clinical health, we have been close to the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic and the lessons that are ours to seize and hold on to. We have dared to imagine a progressive (perhaps utopian?) future, written from the perspective of a new graduate, and we invite you come along with us…

It's 2040. You're still working in Psychology, but it has changed. How?

Jan Maskell with two visions from a warming planet.

It's 2040. You're still working in Psychology, but it has changed. How?