Edition 4

Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon on an area where academia meets public interest

An augmentative communication approach, ‘baby signing’ teaches babies keyword signing that they can use to communicate before they can talk. The movement is increasingly popular with...

Christian Jarrett examines the psychology of nonconscious influences

Thirty years ago, a researcher pushed in front of people who were about to use a library photocopier, with the excuse ‘Because I have to make copies’. This statement, though nonsensical, boosted...