July/August 2022

Giulia Poerio visits an ASMR exhibition at the Design Museum.
Jack MacLean reports from the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival.
Dr Kesi Mahendran (Open University) recently took up the role of Chair of the BPS Political Psychology Section, which she co-founded. Having previously worked in the Scottish Government, Mahendran later moved back into academia to explore the dialogue between citizens and governments, and recently established the Public Dialogue Psychology Collaboratory. Ella Rhodes spoke with her about her work and hopes for the future of the Section.
Queen's honours and Academy of Medical Sciences Fellows.
A group of psychologists came together at a recent webinar to discuss the British Psychological Society’s #MakeIt10 campaign, to have social class included as the 10th protected characteristic under the Equality Act. The webinar also saw the launch of new guidance on using community psychology approaches to reduce the impact of inequality. Ella Rhodes reports.
Penny Catterick writes.
John Steley writes.