The Science of Storytelling: Why Stories Make Us Human, and How to Tell Them Better by Will Storr (HarperCollins; £12.99); reviewed by Annie Brookman-Byrne, Deputy Editor.
The Spider’s Thread: Metaphor in Mind, Brain, and Poetry by Keith J. Holyoak (MIT Press; £27.00); Reviewed by Cathy Rogers.
Alina Ivan (King's College London) visits the 'Art & Protest' exhibition at the Bethlem Gallery.
Aspasia Paltoglou watches the play 'Tao of Glass' at Manchester International Festival.
Under Pressure by Gareth Lock (Human in the System Consulting; £30); reviewed by Laura Watson.
Kate Johnstone watches 'This Way Up' on Channel 4.
Dale Whetter watches Dispatches: Young, British, and Depressed.
Judith Johnson watches 'The Patient Gloria' at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh.
Society President David Murphy is a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. This year he’s already caught more than 20 shows; here are his brief thoughts on three that have stood out for him.
'D for Diagnosis' on BBC Radio 4, reviewed by Kate Johnstone.
Sarah Knight watches.
'Values in psychological science: Re-imagining epistemic priorities at a new frontier', by Lisa M. Osbeck (Cambridge University Press; £80); reviewed by Phil Loring.
'A History of Modern Psychology' by Per Saugstad (Cambridge University Press; Hb £115), and 'Our Minds, Our Selves: A Brief History of Psychology' by Keith Oatley (Princeton University Press; Hb £24); reviewed by Adrian C. Brock.
Amy Breed watches 'The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes'.
Exhibition: Art and Value at Bethlem Gallery from 12th June – 31st August
Applied Educational Psychology with 16-25 year olds, by Brian Apter, Christopher Arnold, and Julia Hardy (eds) (UCL IOE Press; pb £25.99). Reviewed by Dr Miles Thomas.
Girls and Autism: Educational, Family and Personal Perspectives, by Barry Carpenter, Francesca Happé and Jo Egerton (eds) (Routledge; pb £29.99). Reviewed by Eloise Stark.
Sally Marlow visits Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition at the Design Museum.
Wendy Lloyd watches 'Dirty God', a new film directed by Sacha Polak.
The Year I Didn’t Eat by Samuel Pollen (ZunTold Books; £7.99).
Stranger in the Mirror: The Scientific Search for the Self by Robert V. Levine (Robinson; £14.99). Reviewed by Chris Fullwood, University of Wolverhampton.
Introduction to Key Concepts and Evolutions in Psychoanalysis: From Freud to Neuroscience by Alexis A. Johnson (Routledge; £32.99). Reviewed by Voula Tsoflias, chartered psychologist and novelist.
21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari (Jonathan Cape; £12.99). Reviewed by Chris Timms.
Sally Marlow visits a Kate Cooper exhibition at the Hayward Gallery.
Alina Ivan visits the 'Brilliant Visions – Art, Mescaline, Psychiatry' exhibition at the Museum of the Mind.