Martin Milton on what psychologists can learn from the Hanya Yanigihara novel.

He woke gasping for air: … He had visions of taking an ice pick and jamming it through his ear, into his brain to stop the memories. He dreamed of slamming his head against the wall until it...

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The Colour of Madness: Exploring BAME Mental Health in the UK by Samara Linton & Rianna Walcott (Eds.) (Skiddaw Books; Pb £9.99). Reviewed by Deborah Husbands.
How Shostakovich Changed My Mind by Stephen Johnson (Notting Hill Editions; Hb £14.99), reviewed by Professor Catherine Loveday.
How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics by Michael Pollan (Allen Lane; Hb £20.00), reviewed by Dr Mark Oliver.
Evolutionary psychologist Lance Workman takes a look at the competition: The Ape that Understood the Universe: How the Mind and Culture Evolve by Steve Stewart-Williams (Cambridge University Press; Hb £20.00).
Gazelle Twin at the Attenborough Centre, Brighton, reviewed by Isobel Todd.
Sally Marlow experiences a ‘Mile-Long Opera’ and meets its Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, David Lang.
Jacob Leiser watches 'Maniac' on Netflix.
Behavioral Neurobiology of Psychedelic Drugs edited by Adam Halberstadt, Franz Vollenweider & David Nichols (Springer; ebook £119.50; Hb £149.99) Reviewed by Kimberley Smith
Isobel Todd sees ‘The Art of Attachment’ at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts.
Martin Milton watches a play from Matthew Lopez, The Inheritance.
Hooked: When Want Becomes Need (Science Gallery, London), reviewed by Sonali Dave and Vasileia Kotoula, Researchers at King’s College London.
Pauline Meyer visits 'Living with Buildings', an exhibition at the Wellcome Collection in London.
Obsessive Compulsions: The OCD of Everyday Life by C. Thomas Gualtieri (Jessica Kingsley; Pb £13.99), reviewed by Dr Lucia Giombini.
The Colour of Bee Larkham’s Murder by Sarah J. Harris (HarperCollins; Hb £12.99), reviewed by Eloise Stark.
Cyberpsychology as Everyday Experience Across the Lifespan by Dave Harley, Julie Morgan, Hannah Frith (Palgrave Macmillan; Hb £79.99), reviewed by Robert Griffin.
Reclaiming the Curriculum, Bill Laar & Jackie Holderness (Crown House;Pb £16.99), reviewed by Dr Katy Smart.
So asks a gay conversion counsellor in The Miseducation of Cameron Post, reviewed here by Joanna Semlyen.
The Boss Factor by Richard Boston (LeaderSpace; Pb £14.99), reviewed by Tara Dean.
Minds Make Societies: How Cognition Explains the World Humans Create by Pascal Boyer (Yale University Press; Hb £25.00) reviewed by Nirmala Jayaraman.
Artifictional Intelligence: Against Humanity’s Surrender to Computers by Harry Collins (Polity Press; Pb £15.99) Reviewed by Dr Chris Timms, who is an independent writer.
Horizon’s ‘A Week Without Lying’ (TV) Reviewed by Saima Azeem.
Sharp Objects (TV), reviewed by Kate Johnstone (Associate Editor for Culture).
BlacKkKlansman, directed by Spike Lee, reviewed by Niall James Holohan.