Edition 7

Renee Lertzman talks with psychoanalyst and author Darian Leader

Matt Baker, joint winner in our student writer competition, shares his views on drug use and rehabilitation; and Stefania de Vito, joint winner in our student writer competition, on episodic future thinking

Stuart Wilson on why scepticism is so cognitively taxing

Everyone knows that religious ideas are pervasive and robust, but what is it about our minds that make them so attractive? Even when traditional religious concepts have been rejected, many people...

Viren Swami and Rebecca Coles look at belief in conspiracy theories

Given the widespread appeal of conspiracy theories, it is surprising that little empirical research has addressed the reasons why some people are more likely to adhere to such beliefs than others...