Edition 11

To celebrate the 100th issue of the British Psychological Society’s Research Digest, the editor Christian Jarrett asked some of the world’s top psychologists to put their thinking caps on – and cast practicalities and ethics aside.

Here we present a selection of the responses. For full versions, and for contributions from Alex Haslam, Annette Karmiloff-Smith, Richard Gregory and Society President Pam Maras, see...

Universal ethical code; sensory processing; cyberbullying; statutory regulation update; occupational psychology; and more

Expert witnesses in rape trials Plans for expert witnesses to give evidence for the prosecution in rape trials about the trauma suffered by victims have been shelved by ministers. The rape law...

Pam Maras with an important update on statutory regulation

This is my eighth column as President; ninth if you count that I’ve written it twice! In my first effort I focused on all of the exciting new developments the Boards are considering, including...

Media responsibilities; and more

The annual festival of the British Association for the Advancement of Science is an event dedicated to improving communication between scientists and the rest of the world. So it seems rather...

The Society's parliamentary process; generic practice guidelines; Expert Witness Working Party guidelines; and more

Research as a voyage of discovery

Positive psychology; Bayesian rationality; violent video games; and more

Brady Wagoner, Alex Gillespie and Gerard Duveen on an internet archive of Bartlett's work, and how he may have viewed it

Martin Graff writes on another dimension in infidelity

Scott Seider, Katie Davis and Howard Gardner with a new paradigm for considering ethical dilemmas and quality in psychology