August 2017

E. Angell on recent emphases in The Psychologist.
Alban Dickson with a letter from our August edition.
What protection is there for graduates eager to gain experience?
Dr Jessica Munafò writes.
Dr Joan Freeman reviews the film, directed by Marc Webb.
Ilyana Kuhling is the winner of our annual poetry competition.
Can exposure to the colour red change behaviour? G. Neil Martin reviews the evidence.

Anthropologists have had a field day with the colour red. It has been used to signify everything from danger to romance to horror to sexual allure. But what does the psychological research...

Derek Larkin and colleagues consider mental health in elite sport.
Mariella Miraglia and Gail Kinman review the evidence on presenteeism.

Have you ever struggled into work when you felt sick enough to stay at home? If so, you are one of the 43 per cent of European workers (according to a 2012 Eurofound survey) who have engaged...

Loren L. Toussaint and Everett L. Worthington Jr review the evidence and look at interventions.

Rumination undercuts forgiveness and keeps the offender, the offence, and the burning emotions of revenge and hatred fully alive. How can psychological research and practice help people to...