Our journalist Ella Rhodes uncovers uncanny thoughts and cognitive paradoxes…

There’s something about the in-between, liminal, spaces in our minds that allow unbidden, unwelcome, uncanny thoughts and experiences to emerge. Whether hearing voices, experiencing déjà vu or...

Dr Jon Sutton introduces the issue.
Ayad Marhoon on adapting to life with Multiple Sclerosis during the pandemic.
Erin Fitzakerley with her experiences of completing a placement year during the pandemic.
Ian Bushnell, Programme Chair for the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology Congress which is set to take place in Glasgow in January, introduces a set of conversations with the keynotes…
Eleonore Batteux.

We cannot know what the future holds. Unexpected events will occur. The complexity and interconnectedness of our society means that unexpected events have the potential to affect us widely and...

Emma Young digests the research.
Do psychologists have a responsibility to help prevent ruthless, amoral people attaining positions of power? Steve Taylor considers the arguments.

In communist countries, psychology could be a dangerous profession. As with any role, if you didn’t use your expertise in service of state propaganda, you were in danger of falling foul of...

Esra Hassan with a perspective for World Alzheimer's Day, grounded in her PhD research.
Two Assistant Psychologists reflect upon their experiences of managing a change in their role in a secure inpatient setting during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Like everyone, Psychologists can experience mental health issues and also have other areas of their personal lives which they decide whether or not to talk about. Here, we collect coverage from the archive.
Psychologist Mary Barker with a personal reflection on the death of her adopted daughter Ruby by suicide.
We hear from Lead Psychologist Hugo Santos.
Dr Jon Sutton introduces the issue.
Dr Nic Hooper on students and self-stories.
Kyle Kelleher considers Adverse Childhood Experiences, and the need to discuss family trauma.
Freddy Jackson Brown, Paul Cooper, Emma Balfour and Mary Stanley-Duke.

For most people, the word evolution is synonymous with genetics and how DNA changes when species adapt to their environments. But this ‘gene-centric’ view misses a far richer and ultimately...

Omobolanle Balogun, third year BSc Psychology Undergraduate at Aston University, on a placement experience.
Dane McCarrick with some insights from a natural experiment afforded by the pandemic…
Jon Sutton introduces the September edition.
Emma Young digests the research…
On International Friendship Day we trawl our archive for insights into why friendship matters and how we can connect safely during the pandemic.
Luis Gómez-Ordóñez, Glenn Adams, Kopano Ratele, Shahnaaz Suffla, Garth Stevens and Geetha Reddy engage the decolonial project that Dr Deanne Bell outlined in these pages last year.
An edited extract from Dr Josephine Perry’s book ‘I Can: The Teenage Athlete’s Guide to Mental Fitness’, with kind permission from the publisher Sequoia books.