Edition 2

we meet counselling psychologist Michael Sinclair and educational psychologist Julia Busch Hansen; and the featured job

President’s column; Lifetime Achievement Award; POSTnote; media training; Leveson Inquiry; out now in BPS journals; and more

understanding madness; music cognition; social development; marriage and family therapy; and more

Thom Baguley on the difference between statistically significant and non-significant effects

Jo Green (University of York) talks to Jon Sutton about birth and more

Paul Ibbotson discusses an emerging radical view of language acquisition

If there ever was a time when language was seen as a medium we could use without paying too much attention to it, then that time is over – we no longer take language for granted. The medium has...

Charlie Frowd, Faye C. Skelton, Chris Atherton and Peter J.B. Hancock. Download PDF for figures.

How can we construct a suspect’s face that people, such as police officers and members of the public, can accurately name? Traditional methods involve witnesses selecting individual facial...

Roy F. Baumeister outlines intriguing and important research into willpower and ego depletion

The capacity of the human mind to alter its own responses is one of the wonders of nature. It is a vital foundation for culture, progress, achievement, morality and individual success. This...

Mark Sergeant on the Society’s response to the Leveson Inquiry; and more

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