Earlier this summer the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience held its first Arts in Mind Festival, a week-long series of 30 exhibitions, performances, screenings and workshops all exploring interdisciplinary collaborations between scientists and clinicians studying the brain and mental health and the arts.
Listening to Design by Andrew Levitt (Reaktion Books; Hb £15.00), reviewed by Dr Lucia Giombini.
The Biological Mind: How Brain, Body, and Environment Collaborate to Make Us Who We Are, by Alan Jasanoff (Basic Books; Hb £21.99), reviewed by Philip J. Corr.
Collaboration in Psychological Science: Behind the Scenes, by Richard L. Zweigenhaft & Eugine Borgida (Eds.) (Worth; Pb £31.99), reviewed by Andreas Lieberoth PhD who is Assistant Professor at Aarhus University, Denmark.
The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health by Bruce M.Z. Cohen (Ed.) (Routledge; Hb £165.00, reviewed by Paul Moloney.
The Learning Power Approach: Teaching Learners to Teach Themselves by Guy Claxton (Crown House; Pb £18.99), reviewed by Emeritus Professor Irvine Gersch.
The Origins of Happiness: The Science of Well-Being over the Life Course by Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee & George Ward (Princeton University Press; Hb £27.00), reviewed by Vanessa Griffin.
Simon Baron-Cohen reviews a graphic offering on forgiveness by Masi Noor & Marina Cantacuzino; art by Sophie Standing (Singing Dragon; Hb £9.99).
Liz Jenkinson visits a Grayson Perry exhibition.
Sally Marlow reviews IN/DI/VISIBLE at the Bethlem Gallery.
Alexandra Lautarescu ‘explores psychedelia’ at a Senscapes event at King’s College London Chapel.
Our Scottish correspondent Tanya Bhayani reports from The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival.
Dr Catherine Loveday (University of Westminster) watches 'mood music' at the Old Vic.
Tom Farsides watches 'The Square', directed by Ruben Östlund.
Leanne Haywood visits an exhibition, 'Battle Against Stigma', at QUAD, Derby.
'Ghost Stories', a film directed by Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson; reviewed by Chris French.
Kate Johnstone watches 'Wild Wild Country' on Netflix.
Harry Farmer visits ‘Self-Impressions with the Institute of Philosophy, University of London’ at the Tate Modern.
The Emotional Learner: Understanding Emotions, Learning and Achievement by Marc Smith (Routledge; Pb £22.99), reviewed by Mary Prest.
Judged: The Value of Being Misunderstood, by Ziyad Marar (Bloomsbury Academic; Hb £20.00) reviewed by Dr Chris Timms.
The Nature of Human Intelligence, by Robert J. Sternberg (Ed.) (Cambridge University Press; Pb £26.99) reviewed by Guy Claxton.
Nadia Craddock watches Britain's Fat Fight and The Truth About Obesity.
'The Hope Circuit: A Psychologist’s Journey from Helplessness to Optimism', by Martin E.P. Seligman (Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2018) reviewed by Mark Brown.
Dr Stacey Bedwell (Lecturer in Psychology, Birmingham City University) visits an adults-only 'escape room' in Nottingham.
'Denying to the Grave: Why We Ignore the Facts That Will Save Us' by Sara E. Gorman & Jack M. Gorman (Oxford University Press; Hb £22.99); Reviewed by Christopher Boyle.