Edition 8

Jan Graydon looks beyond the yips and the jitters.

To any sportsperson the debilitative effects of high anxiety are only too familiar, and can range in severity from butterflies in the stomach to a full-blown panic attack. Over the years many...

John Kremer and David Lavallee introduce the special issue.

To many readers of The Psychologist, sport and exercise psychology must seem akin to the distant cousin that we sit beside at a family wedding – we know that she is somehow related but are not...

In the 12th annual Broadbent Lecture at the Annual Conference Dianne Berry outlined Broadbent’s explicit and implicit influences on psychological science and scientists.

In 1991 the Society launched the annual Broadbent Lecture series, with the inaugural lecture being given by Donald Broadbent himself. At the end of the lecture, which was published in The...

Jim McCourt met educational psychologists Jean Law, Elaine White and André Imich to discuss their innovative projects with schools.

School standards, pupil behaviour and pupil inclusion remain major issues for schools. To hear about creative research designed to tackle them, I met three educational psychologists in Essex –...

Pam Briggs on the 'social experiment'.

Including President's Column, news, and a news analysis by Jeanette Senior ('Asylum seekers - Who cares?').

On 4 June The Guardian ran a story with the bold claim ‘NHS psychologists refuse to treat “traumatised” asylum seekers’. According to the article (available from the online archive at...