Edition 3

Nick Taylor on different roles and the benefits of voluntary experience. As told to Ian Florance

Peter Garrard on the uses of retrospective language analysis

President’s column; and two important Society articles, on accreditation through partnership, and delivering standards for tests and testing

intelligence testing; technology; ageing and cognition; creative writing; low mood; and building motivational interviewing skills

Brian L. Swallow looks at an unpleasant side of gestation

For many women, the most difficult part of pregnancy is the feeling of nausea that frequently accompanies it. The prevailing view is that this is something that women ‘just have to put up with’....

Harriet Gross on how medical, reproductive and communication technologies have changed women’s embodied experiences

Pregnancy is not only a personal event, it also entails physical changes visible to public view. Professional clinical monitoring and the use of technologies (e.g. scans) means that the private...

Mike White looks at fresh starts and second chances

Pauline Slade and Michelle Cree offer some practical recommendations

Paula Nicolson reviews issues of biology, risk, identity… and more

Pregnancy means your body is out of your control, you share the ‘space’ with another, you are subject to advice from experts, friends and passers-by about how you should eat, drink, play and work...

Christian Jarrett examines the evidence behind the widely held belief that pregnancy affects cognitive function