December 2021

'The teacher and the teenage brain', by John Coleman, is published by Routledge. Annie Brookman-Byrne asks the questions.
'I Ride Tsunami' by Arthur P. Johnson (Independent Publisher Network; £6.99), reviewed by Rosie Chandler-Wilde.
'The Painful Truth: The new science of why we hurt and how we can heal', by Monty Lyman (Bantam Press; £20), reviewed by Talia Drew.
Madeleine Pownall and Wendy Stainton Rogers share their journey in writing A Feminist Companion to Social Psychology, published by Open University Press.
Ella Rhodes spoke to visiting Professor of Occupational Health Psychology Gail Kinman (Birkbeck, University of London) and Dr Christine Grant, Deputy Head of the School of Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences (Coventry University), ahead of their British Psychological Society webinar on ways to make home working a success.
Emma L. Barratt hears from researchers understanding our reactions to robotics.
Uncanny Bodies (Luna Press), edited by Pippa Goldschmidt, Gill Haddow and Fadhila Mazanderani, is an anthology of papers and stories by academics and writers. Dr Clare Uytman, psychology lecturer at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, contributed to the book, and spoke to Pippa and Gill about the uncanny in life as well as the uncanny in putting the book together.
Kerenza MacLennan has worked for three and a half years as an Assistant Psychologist at Bradley Complex Care, a specialist hospital near Grimsby. She has recently enrolled on the BPS Qualification in Forensic Psychology (stage 2). Ian Florance heard about her journey so far, and what the future might hold.
We dip into the Society member database and pick out…Kelly Dunn, Psychologist and Director/ Co-owner of KEYFORT.
Lucy Huskinson explores…

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