Edition 2

Michelle Kendel, a second-year undergraduate at the University of Reading, spoke to The Psychologist about how her background has influenced her interests.

a voyage of discovery with survivors of breast cancer with Caroline Muttitt in the latest of our series for budding writers

Clare O’Loghlen and her twin sister Maeve O’Loghlen on alternative routes from shared origins

international activities in the President’s column; free journals access; Professional Psychology Award; Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology conference report; and more

gifted lives; basics of psychotherapy; the psychology of sailing; and more, including web-only reviews

Sarah Marzillier in conversation with her father John Marzillier

Louise Elliman looks at the strengths associated with Asperger’s syndrome, from a social model of disability perspective

There is currently much controversy over the status of Asperger’s syndrome (AS) and how individuals with AS should be viewed within society. Is AS a disorder in need of diagnosis and treatment, or...

Paul A. Howard-Jones asks how can we use insights from neuroscience to provide more effective teaching and learning

The idea that we should use our burgeoning understanding of the brain to improve education has a commonsense feel about it. But the past history of brain-based learning, with its unscientific and...

John Arnold reviews psychological and social definitions of career and career success and their implications for research

The consistent and sometimes exaggerated emphasis on the unpredictability of careers these days has prompted an assertion of the need and the capacity of individuals to take control. In turn, this...

psychologists’ involvement in Strictly Come Dancing, with Lucy Maddox