Edition 10

Decline in psychotherapy; the happy mirror; a school with a difference; children’s sedentary lifestyles; police super-recognisers

‘Psychological responsibility’; thoughts on the DSM-5 debate; assistant psychologists; clinical training; male suicide; and more

Text by Robin S. Rosenberg, picture by Peter Tangen from the Real Life Superheroes Project. E-mail [email protected] with your Big picture ideas

Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology, Keele University, and winner of the Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Kieran McNally looks at psychology, schizophrenia, and the making of a modern concept

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

The usual mix of books and other media reviews, including a review of Robin Rosenberg’s book Our Superheroes, Ourselves

we talk to Rhonda Cohen Head of the London Sport Institute at Middlesex University; and to environmental psychologist Birgitta Gatersleben; and third-year PhD student Mark Taylor turns the tables on his supervisor Angelica Ronald

President’s column; Presidents’ Award 2013; Self-help books on prescription; AllTrials Campaign; and more

Christopher C. French navigates the outer limits as he considers how psychologists should respond to extraordinary claims. And listen to our interview with Chris.

How should a fair-minded rational person respond when confronted with claims of apparently superhuman abilities? Is it wise to simply reject any such claims that exceed your personal assessment of...