Edition 2

Researching what parents do in contemporary children's picturebooks. An infographic by Matt Adams (University of Brighton) from 2012.

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...

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...

Clare Allely with the neurological and anecdotal evidence to suggest we really can feel others’ pain. To contribute to ‘New voices’, see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices

Founder of the Oliver Zangwill Centre, Honorary Consultant Psychologist. Includes online only questions.

Oliver Robinson on the history of the idiographic/nomothetic debate

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