Edition 4

Christian Jarrett examines psychology’s response to a disturbing social problem

When you see a blanket-covered body shifting uncomfortably in a doorway, hole-ridden boots protruding at one end, matted hair at the other, what do you think? That we don’t have enough houses?...

the sexualisation of young people; flexible working; homelessness; DSM-5; back pain; inquests on ‘radiation deaths’; morsels from the Research Digest; and more

in defence of the flashmob; Down’s; medicalising pregnancy; and more

Ian Florance talks to Catriona Morrison about cognitive psychology, teaching and research… with a few mentions of the Beatles on the way