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The Psychologist Vol 23 No 9 September 2010

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Editorial

A special welcome to the thousands of psychology students receiving this issue free, in print and online. I hope it will serve as a great introduction to the discipline and the Society, and that you will consider joining us to get the force of the Society behind your studies.

This month we meet a psychologist conducting fascinating research on the multisensory perception of flavour with top chef Heston Blumenthal; there's analysis of the last words of death row prisoners; and a host of features on the student experience, including what will be expected of you during your degree and a fresh look at Milgram's classic study.

Also, do check out our 'New voices' section and the thinking behind it. The Psychologist is the publication for all those studying or working in the field, and we look forward to welcoming you into it.

Dr Jon Sutton (Managing Editor)

Contents

The multisensory perception of flavour
Charles Spence on his mouthwatering research

The journey to undergraduate psychology    
Christian Jarrett talks to those in the know, to get some travel tips; and presents an evidence-based guide to studying psychology

Communication from the condemned    
Janelle Ward studies the last statements from those on death row

Pleased to tweet you    
@jonmsutton fired questions at psychology's Twitterati  

Methods: Improving the student participant experience    
Thomas L. Webb with a practical guide

Plus...

Forum
A-level psychology; clinical training selection; computer simulation; and more

News and digest
First psychologist 'approved clinicians'; torture inquiry; denying science; fetal pain; nuggets from www.researchdigest.org.uk/blog; and more

News, digest and analysis   

Media
Psychology in the movies, with Ceri Parsons

Book reviews     
An account of the life and work of Hans Eysenck, reviewed by his son, and more

Society   
President's column; Honorary Life Members, Honorary Fellows and Presidents' Award; counselling psychology; Division and Branch news; and more

Careers
Misconceptions about the psychology degree and subsequent careers, with Peter Reddy and Caprice Lantz; we talk to Joan Baxter; the latest jobs, and more
 
Looking back   
The early evolution of Stanley Milgram's infamous obedience to authority experiment, with Nestar Russell

New voices
Building for the future of psychology: José Cuenca with the first of a new series aiming to unearth budding talent

One on one 
...with Cary Cooper

 

 

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