Edition 2

Anna Rosselli on her time shadowing a clinical psychologist, and Susanne Vosmer on why it is important to offer such opportunities

…with Chartered Psychologist and writer Jennie Lindon

Roger Smith argues that the historical story is not dispensable – it is key to being a good scientist

Henry Ford supposedly snapped: ‘History is more or less bunk.’ Ford, I think, meant that if we pay history much attention, it holds us back. Many scientists agree: better to construct knowledge,...

President’s column; lifetime achievement award; and more

doctoring the mind; human potential; applied sport psychology; research methods in applied settings; memory rehabilitation

Thom Baguley cautions against the careless and routine application of standardisation in psychology

The noted statistician C.P. Winsor once established a Society for the Suppression of the Correlation Coefficient. According to John Tukey it had as its ‘guiding principle…that most correlation...

Stephen Lea talks to Lance Workman about his work with humans and other animals

Marco Bertamini has some surprising reflections

Mirrors are familiar objects, but even simple questions about what they make visible to an observer are unexpectedly hard to answer correctly. Even harder is to think or judge what is happening on...

Hyunjin Song and Norbert Schwarz describe some fascinating findings on how fluency affects judgement, choice and processing style

Thinking can feel easy or difficult. But what effect does the ease or difficulty of reading a text have on information processing? Can something as seemingly irrelevant as the print font in which...

crowd psychology; mental health policy; ‘Rain Man’; water use event report; Royal Society at 350; reports from the Society's Research Digest; and more