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New vacancy for a job share with Dr Annie Brookman-Byrne.
An extract from The No-Nonsense Meditation Book: A Scientist’s Guide to the Power of Meditation, by Steven Laureys MD.
A collection of pieces from our May issue.
Sumayya Alidina reflects on the challenge of Ramadan for those with an eating disorder, and considers how healthcare professionals can be culturally sensitive.
Grace Sanders considers the causes and consequences of gelotophobia – the fear of laughter.
An extract from ‘Models of the Mind: How Physics, Engineering and Mathematics Have Shaped Our Understanding of the Brain’ by Grace Lindsay, with kind permission from the publisher Bloomsbury Sigma.
Dr Jon Sutton introduces the issue.
Sarah Dempsey on work as a Myeloma Information Specialist at Myeloma UK.
Emma Young digests the research.
Sue Roffey on the making of a new positive psychology book.
Nick Hammond and Nikki Palmer ask whether we are united by commonality, or divided by difference.
Kate Fulton, working within Maggie’s, and Rachel Trimmer working within The Royal Marsden, both clinical psychologists, share their experiences of cross-sector working on cancer care.
Ginny Smith picks out six chemicals from her new book Overloaded: How Every Aspect of your Life is Influenced by your Brain Chemicals (Bloomsbury Sigma).
Tia Moin on delivering online coaching – does it give you a false sense of safety and security?
An archive collection around the theme of language
Paul Moloney, David Dobel-Ober and Sarah Millichap have been using the internet to sustain a ‘Psychology in the Real World’ group for men with learning disabilities.
Has the experience been compromised?
Birgit Gurr is a consultant clinical neuropsychologist who works as the clinical lead for the Acquired Brain Injury and Adult Neuropsychology Services in Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust, UK. Here, she explains the need for the new second edition of her book ‘Headaches and Mild Brain Trauma’.
Dr Jon Sutton introduces the issue.
Steve Taylor seeks to make sense of time expansion experiences.

A few years ago, I had a car crash. I was driving in the middle lane of a motorway, when a truck pulled out from the inside lane and hit the side of our car, spinning us around, and then...

Our journalist Ella Rhodes considers the cyclical nature of life, both the more literal and the metaphorical.
Ron Dodzro, who identifies as Black man, a Clinical Psychologist in Training and a lover of UK rap, looks to the genre to make sense of the hidden aspects of gang-affiliated violence.
‘Leaders are calling for disenfranchised youth to be listened to and understood’: Loski – Intro
Author Ewan Morrison on power, pain and a painted bomb… plus an extract from his new book.
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?” 

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