Edition 12

Jon Sutton reports from Ian Deary's talk on Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson and the Scottish Mental Surveys of 1932 and 1947.

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

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Christina MacDonald shares her experiences as an assistant psychologist working on a pilot project supporting victims of human trafficking

President’s column; ‘PsychSource’ launches; new Society-funded POSTnote; e-learning wins award;
and more

As psychology at the University of East London celebrates its 50th anniversary, Miles Thomas (UEL) talks to its first Head of Department, John Radford

Michael S. Gordon on how philosophers and early psychologists conceptualised our sensory abilities

Lawrence D. Rosenblum and Michael S. Gordon look beyond the traditional five senses, to echolocation and more

Some aspects of human perception are unusual and sometimes surprising – including our ability to echolocate like bats; to scent-track like dogs; and to improve our brain’s touch skills to...

John M. Findlay and Iain D. Gilchrist describe their efforts to ensure eye movements play a central role in our understanding of ‘active vision’

For the last 25 years visual attention has been a highly popular research area within experimental psychology. Yet frequently visual attention is conceived of simply as a mental process occurring...