Edition 7

...with Ben (C) Fletcher, Head of the School of Psychology, University of Hertfordshire

Tamsin Williams looks at Benoît Mandelbrot and the creation of fractal geometry

Christopher Watkins with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information)

a tribute to Noel Sheehy; performance in psychology; honorary awards; work–life balance; response from Health Secretary; IQ at the Science Museum; and more

rationality for mortals; adjusting to life after deployment; stories of recovery and hope; and more, including web-only reviews

Catherine Campbell (Professor of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics) talks with psychologist, feminist, activist and film-maker Janice Haaken about the challenges facing the domestic violence movement

Can incivility lead to a spiral of aggression and tarnish a culture? Christine L. Porath and Amir Erez investigate.

What do we know about the effects of rudeness? Studies show that even when the target of rudeness does not exact retribution, performance plummets, whether measured using cognitive or creative...

Phil Banyard, Uta Frith, Sarah Haywood, Fiona Jones, Christian Jarrett, Annette Karmiloff-Smith, David Lavallee, Elizabeth Loftus, Catherine Loveday, Neil Macrae and Jon Sutton give their memories of this year’s event in Glasgow. DOWNLOAD THE PDF FOR THE FULL SET OF REPORTS

Sinéad Rhodes on the risks of the media’s generic view of psychologists

nuggets from the Research Digest