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The Psychologist Vol 28 No 6 June 2015

The Psychologist Vol 28 No 6 June 2015

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Better not look down
Leading neurosurgeon Henry Marsh reflects on mistakes, mystery and the mind

This is improbable too
Marc Abrahams with more research to make you smile and think

Opening up to disclosure
Anna Ruddle and Sarah Dilks consider whether therapists should talk about themselves in therapy

Youth employment - the missing facts
Angela Carter looks to a better understanding of young people by employers

New voices: Deception - understanding lies with collaboration
Emma Williams with the latest in our series

Methods: Building confidence in confidence intervals
Graham Smith and Peter Morris encourage you to rely less on significance tests


Seduction by superfluous neuroscience; autistic children's sensory experiences, in their own words; and much more, in the latest from our Research Digest (see


Behaviour change; prisons; voter engagement; impacts of the social care market; Scarred FOR Life exhibition; and more


New disclosures on psychologists and torture; Wellcome Book Prize; Society's Annual Conference; The Psychologist at Latitude Festival; REF; TEDS at 20; and more

Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes's first President's column; review of Member Networks; speaking out on mental health; and more


Gail Kinman meets Anna Machin to discuss close relationships, fatherhood, and more

We meet occupational psychologist Almuth McDowall, and Ann Wood shares her reflections on running a spirituality group

One on one
with Lydia Hopper, from Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago


The Falling; The Jinx; Force Majeure; books and more. For opportunities to contribute, see our website or follow us on Twitter @psychmag

Looks back

Does psychology have a gender?
Alexandra Rutherford, Kelli Vaughn-Johnson & Elissa Rodkey

Three years ago
Go to for our archive, including a look at psychology in the bathroom

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The winning entry in our first ever poetry competition, 'A Wonder World for Enid', from Lynne Cameron, accompanied by her own artwork


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