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.
Tanya Bhavani on isolation-themed offerings from the Scottish Mental Health and Arts Festival.
Jon Sutton listens to 'Flight of ideas', the new psychologically-inspired album from Warm Digits.
Khadj Rouf watches 'What's The Matter With Tony Slattery?', a Horizon documentary.
Case studies in forensic psychology: Clinical assessment and treatment (2019, Routledge; £26.39) by Ruth Tully and Jennifer Bamford, reviewed by Nisha Pushpararajah.
Positive Psychology: The Science of Well-Being by John M. Zelenski (Sage Publications Ltd.) reviewed by Stuart Hillston.
Surviving me (Unbound) by Jo Johnson.
How to do nothing: Resisting the attention economy (Melville House) by Jenny Odell.
Georgia Harvey watches In My Skin on BBC Three.
BBC4 The Art of Raising a Child and BBC2 A Carryin’ Stream reviewed by Dr Aspasia E. Paltoglou who is a Lecturer in Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Kate Johnstone tunes in to DEVS on BBC Two.
Grounded with Louis Theroux, a new BBC Radio 4 podcast, reviewed by Steven Parkes (an undergraduate BSc Psychology student at the University of Derby).
Margaretha Madoures watches Hilda on Netflix.
Little White Lies by Philippa East (Harper Collins), reviewed by April Mangion.
'White Fragility: Why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism' by Robin DiAngelo (Beacon Press), reviewed by Corinne Gurvitz.
Emily Hutchinson reflects on her work improving safety in organisations, and reviews two relevant books.
Terry Birchmore reviews 'Mind Kind – Your Child's Mental Health' by Joanna North.
Kevin Cheng watches films on the theme of outbreaks and epidemics.
Freya McCaie listens in to On Being.
Ruth Borgfjord watches Feel Good.
Jeremy Swinson watches JoJo Rabbit.
Nick Wood watches Noughts + Crosses.
Annie Brookman-Byrne watches the play Run Sister Run.
Chrissie Fitch MBPsS attends opening night of one-woman comedy musical ‘Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)’ at the Soho Theatre in London.