Edition 10

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

Whereas young children and dogs attach themselves to a given caregiver, cats seem to be far more independent. With that in mind, perhaps people on the autistic spectrum are more like cats than...

Editor Jon Sutton meets a creative, interpersonal, social scientist to talk about autism, DSM-5, women in science, and more
John Williams on being a parent of ‘The Boy’ with autism
Douwe Draaisma on stereotypes in novels, films and real life
President’s column; Lifetime Achievement Award; understanding psychosis; Society hubs; autism and the criminal justice system; and more
We meet Stella Acquarone as part of our autism special issue; Aidan Horner on his ‘negative CV’; and Nick Hatton on an unusual PhD setting
… including We are All Completely Beside Ourselves; should research fraud be a criminal offence?; and more, in our ‘Reviews’ section
Patricia Howlin considers where more than 70 years of research and intervention has left us in understanding autism
the assisted dying debate; expertise and being a woman; memory; dyslexia; EMDR; practitioner titles; sex offenders; obituaries; and more
‘Stories of forgiveness are inspiring to me’ (includes online extras)