...features

Jon Sutton introduces the issue.
…with Nigel Blagg Associates.
For our latest annual poetry competition, we received dozens of entries…
Sarah Crafter and Humera Iqbal on the positives and negatives of child language brokering in the everyday lives of immigrant families.
We delve into the archive to pick out some highlights from this month in past years.
Eloise Stark on a promising addition to the mental health landscape.

In April 2018, I enrolled on a tutor training course with the Oxfordshire Recovery College. Could I use my experiences of mental ill health, time within ‘the system’ and eventual recovery in...

Following a personal encounter with the criminal justice system, forensic psychologist Dr Hannah Jones voices her concerns over the potentially retraumatising processes victims must go through.

In 2017 my partner was seriously assaulted. As a forensic psychologist working in the criminal justice system, I thought I had a fairly good knowledge of the processes involved following a...

A collection of articles on sleeping and dreaming...
Sophie Meakin on the benefits of her university’s ‘research partners’ project.
Robert MacRory-Crowley and Kevin O’Malley on ‘heroism science’, ahead of its third biennial conference at the University of Limerick.

From Hercules slaying the Nemean Lion, Joan of Arc rousing France or Nelson Mandela fighting apartheid, heroes have captured imaginations and animated movements for millennia. But what makes a...

Dr Stacey A. Bedwell on addressing the anxieties of pet ownership.
An archive trawl relating to bereavement and grief.
A collection of archive links from The Psychologist and Research Digest on the theme of homelessness
We delve into the archive to pick out some highlights from this month in past years.
A collection of links to content on sport and psychology from the last three years, from The Psychologist and Research Digest.
Adam Mahoney considers a broader understanding of context in forensic psychology.

There’s a huge interest in trauma-based therapies and the understanding that the literature on complex interpersonal trauma can bring to working with offenders. This has opened up the tired...

Our editor Dr Jon Sutton introduces a collection of links to pieces by or about social psychologists; with additional comment from Dr Shelley McKeown Jones, Chair of the British Psychological Society's Social Psychology Section.
Holly Edwards and Sarah Cassidy with advice for new Assistant Psychologists.
Emma Young digests some research related to the Society’s 2020 theme, ‘From poverty to flourishing’.
Dr Kirstie Fleetwood Meade and Dr Tara Murphy on work with the Butabika – East London Link.

Dr Kirstie Fleetwood Meade (Counselling Psychologist) and Dr Tara Murphy (Consultant Clinical Psychologist) trained in the UK, but spent 2018 living and volunteering in Kampala, Uganda. Here,...

An exclusive extract from Sex, Lies, and Brain Scans, by Barbara J. Sahakian and Julia Gottwald.
We present the five winning entries from our 2019 ‘Voices In Psychology’ programme, along with extracts from some of the other submissions and a commentary from British Psychological Society President David Murphy.
A collection of articles from our archive on psychology and war.
We hear from Natalie Leach, Head of Custodial Psychological Services at Serco.