Hannah S. Gilson on the role of literature and imagination in limiting isolation.
Christopher Panks is affected by the music in the BBC drama 'Looking for Alaska'.
Students from the Centre for Research in Autism and Education watch 'I Am Greta'.
Poppy Harding, Trainee Clinical Psychologist, watches Netflix’s new series Ratched.
Karen Wetherall watches 'I made this for you', a British feature film that tackles mental health, depression and suicide.
Wendy Lloyd watches 'Herself', a new film directed by Phyllida Lloyd.
The BBC podcast 'Bad People' by Dr Julia Shaw and Sofie Hagen, reviewed by Joh Foster.
The Dance Cure: The surprising secret to being smarter, stronger, happier by Peter Lovatt (Short Books, £9.99); reviewed by Dr Lucie Clements.
Psychology, Humour and Class: A Critique of Contemporary Psychology by Babak Fozooni (Routledge, £38.99); reviewed by Barry Morgan.
Dr Adrian Needs watches 'Des', about killer Dennis Nilsen.
Professor Mary Aiken watches a Netflix offering on the impact of social networking.
Kate Johnstone (Associate Editor for Culture) watches Tenet and I’m Thinking of Ending Things.
Shasta Sheyenne Stephens with ‘two books that shaped me’…
Listening to Women After Childbirth, by Alison Brodrick & Emma Williamson (Routledge; £32.99), reviewed by Dr Kate Redman.
Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization by Scott Barry Kaufman (TarcherPerigree; £15.99); reviewed by Craig Harper.
Madeleine Pownall with a meta-review, of sorts…
Data Feminism by Catherine D'Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein (MIT Press Open); reviewed by Abeba Birhane.
Madeleine Pownall watches the miniseries Mrs. America on BBC2.
Dr Linda K. Kaye reviews 'Digital Detox: The Politics of Disconnecting' by Trine Syvertsen.
Charlotte Beames reviews 'Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction' by Judith Grisel.
Wendy Lloyd watches drama film Clemency on Curzon Home Cinema.
Chrissie Fitch watches BBC dark comedy drama, I May Destroy You (2020), by Michaela Coel, creator and main protagonist of the show – this review includes spoilers!
'The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Take Control and Master the Odds', by Maria Konnikova, reviewed by Terri Apter.
The second edition of Social Psychology and Everyday Life, by Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte, Christopher Sonn, Neil Drew, Stuart Carr and Linda Waimarie Nikora, published by Red Globe Press/Macmillan Education, is out now. Ottilie (University of Waikato) and Darrin (Massey University Albany) reflect on aspects of the book that speak to the role of home in response to Covid-19.
Jacob Pendrey on the 'solution focused distraction' of the video game Animal Crossing.