Edition 4

What’s it like to smell pain and taste words? Jamie Ward on the unusual world of the synaesthete.

What colour is the letter A? What does the number 1 taste of? Does listening to music, speaking or eating food produce colours, shapes or textures? For most people, questions such as these will...

Salvador Algarabel and Juan V. Luciano with an outline of the state of psychology in their country.

Although the roots of scientific psychology in Spain are as old as in other European countries, its modern establishment as a profession and its study in the majority of Spanish universities is...

Robert Resnick argues that psychologists should
be allowed to prescribe medication. With commentaries from Lucy Johnstone, Morgan Sammons and Ronald Levant, and Jim Orford.

A patient is speaking to the doctor, relating several months of sadness, loss of appetite and sleep, irritability and just plain ‘feeling lousy’. After further discussion the doctor concludes the...

Rufus May, Janice Hartley and Tamasin Knight give their views on the government proposals to introduce Community Treatment Orders.

Zander Wedderburn took over as BPS President at the AGM in Bournemouth. We chatted about oil tankers, mystery shoppers and frogs.

Including President's column, news, and a news analysis from Jackie Craissati (Oxleas NHS Trust) on internet pornography and the treatment of sex offenders.