Edition 2

new year honours; neuroscience and the law; dementia audit; and polygraph trial

A-level; e-professionalism; test copyright; horror; obituaries; and more

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