Edition 10

playing second fiddle to medics?; A-level; participant observation; and more

Image by Glenn Williams. E-mail ideas for ‘Big picture’ to [email protected].

Jennifer Wallis investigates the history of ‘general paralysis of the insane’ in the Victorian asylum.

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

we meet Suzanne Heape, a Senior Human Factors Engineer; and Laura Tozer writes about her work in Peru

Including President's column, Lifetime Achievement award, supporting research integrity, socially inclusive parenting classes, and more

Including Steven Pinker's latest book, reviewed by Roy Baumeister

Professor of the Learning Sciences, and Co-Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning, at the University of Winchester. He also holds visiting appointments at Exeter and Bristol Universities. Includes online only answers.

Jon Sutton enjoyed a curry with Bruce Hood (University of Bristol), Royal Institution Christmas Lecturer and author of new book The Self Illusion.

Rebecca Gillibrand reflects on the research in the light of her own experience

Reliable and easy detection tools have been created to diagnose postnatal depression, and yet many women suffering after the birth of their child do not receive the support they need.