Edition 12

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Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Bath

From the year of Broadmoor’s sesquicentenary Tony Black presents a professional memoir, looking back to its centenary in 1963

the usual mix of books and other media reviews, including Future Bright: A Transforming Vision of Human Intelligence by Michael E. Martinez, Jan Diederen’s documentary Synchronicity: Meaningful Coincidences and BBC?Four’s The Dark Matter of Love

Louise Blackmore reflects on the past 15 years of dealing with a unique geographical challenge; Matthew Fish talks about his experiences as a youth worker; and Isabelle Butcher reflects on the value of the third-year placement in her degree course

President’s column; internet research ethics guidance; influencing NICE consultations; and more

Uta Frith takes Lance Workman on a journey through her collection of memories

Maggi Evans asks whether stepping off the traditional career ladder can be a positive and proactive step. Plus an audio interview with Maggi.

High-profile debate is currently raging on how to create a better gender balance in our boardrooms. Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook has published a bestselling book urging women to ‘lean in’ to their...

Richard J. Brown, winner of the Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology May Davidson Award, proposes a model of ‘medically unexplained’ symptoms

Many of the patients encountered within medical settings present with symptoms that seem to defy medical explanation. Such ‘medically unexplained’ symptoms (MUS) can be extremely distressing and...

Gregory J. Feist presents an overview of the emerging subdiscipline

Other studies of science – philosophy, history and sociology – are well-established investigations into the nature of science. Psychology of science, until recently, has been a missing perspective...