June 2019

We dip into the Society member database and pick… Constantina Demosthenous, a Clinical Psychologist at Limassol Hospital, Cyprus, and a PhD candidate at the University of Cyprus studying family caregivers of people with dementia. Including online-only extras.
Ruth Spence, Lisa Kagan and Antonia Bifulco find it’s not a straightforward question…
Catherine Lido on using novel technology to explore inclusion in Learning Cities.
Pete Olusoga (Sheffield Hallam University) meets Dr Pippa Grange, the sports psychologist with the England men’s team at last summer’s event.
Trevor Harley on the effects of weather and climate on personality and behaviour.

In 1990, when the UK temperature record was beaten with 37.1°C recorded on 3 August in Cheltenham, and when the record fell again in 2003, with 38.1°C at Kew Gardens, the media went crazy and...

Dr Roberta Babb is a Highly Specialised Clinical Psychologist, Forensic Psychodynamic Psychotherapist and Organisational Consultant. Recently, she was an expert on the BBC Three programme ‘Sex on the Couch’. Debbie Gordon (Assistant to the Managing Editor) asked her about her work and the series.
Where in the brain is creativity? Arne Dietrich ponders whether we’re asking the right questions.
Lauren Mountain never imagined this would be one of the first groups she worked with as an assistant psychologist…
Ian Florance interviews Nick Perham, Senior Lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

On being asked how he would describe his job, Nick answers ‘I’m a lecturer. That’s what I do a large amount of my time. My underlying academic interest is in cognitive psychology.’ In these...

An appreciation from Craig Newnes.