December 2015

Matthew Connolly reports from the fifth annual Stories of Psychology symposium, held on Wednesday 14 October 2015 at Senate House, University of London
Lance Workman meets Gerd Gigerenzer, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the Harding Center for Risk Literacy in Berlin.
Zayba Ghazali with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information).
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Chelsea Schein, Amelia Goranson and Kurt Gray consider why immoral acts always seem to be those that cause harm – especially to children.

Moral disagreement is ubiquitous. People argue about the morality of abortion, taxation, immigration, pornography and censorship. But everyone agrees that morality is about harm. Not only...

Amanda Henwood and Maggie Ellis on ‘Adaptive Interaction’.

Research suggests that mirroring is an effective technique that can be used to aid communication in advanced dementia. However, the evidence supporting this technique needs substantiation...

Celia Kitzinger and Sue Wilkinson argue there’s a role for psychologists in helping people with their Advance Decisions. With the online-extra of our editor Jon Sutton's own Advance Decision.

Many of us will lose the capacity to make our own decisions at some point in our life, and we may then receive medical treatment we would not have chosen for ourselves. Through the ‘...

Ella Rhodes reports.
Ella Rhodes reports.