Psychology

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Every good dog deserves a musical tribute
Hector, dog of dogs, is the most glorious companion. Simon Tiffin reveals how he came to commission a piece of music that would evoke his spirit

Simon Tiffin

28, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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How a dream coach helped Benedict Cumberbatch and Jane Campion put the unconscious on screen
Kim Gillingham explains how her work on The Power of the Dog enabled the ‘lioness of an artist’ and her ‘translucent’ star to access their inmost drives

Sophie Monks Kaufman

22, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Glennon Doyle: ‘So many women feel caged by gender, sexuality, religion’
Glennon Doyle’s memoir inspired Adele – but do we all need to be ‘untamed’?

Joanna Moorhead

21, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The big idea: are we really so polarised? | Dominic Packer and Jay Van Bavel
In many democracies the political chasm seems wider than ever. But emotion, not policies, may be what actually divides us

Dominic Packer and Jay Van Bavel

15, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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I used to hate exercise, but with support from my parents, I’m now jumping for joy
I was turning 40 and very unfit. Now my super-healthy parents, both in their 70s, have inspired me to exercise and I love it

Minreet Kaur

14, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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From the archive: a colourful personality test, 1970
Six well-known public figures take the colour test. Who chose calming blue?

Chris Hall

14, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Bucket lists: are they really such a good idea?
These ‘must-do’ itineraries people feel the need to undertake before they die can come with a heavy cost

Andrew Anthony

13, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘Without what made me “me”, I’d be a shadow of myself’ – portraits of life on the autism spectrum
When photographer Mary Berridge’s son was diagnosed with Asperger’s, she began to see his world in a new light. She set out to capture a series of everyday – and exceptional – stories, one image at a time

Mary Berridge

13, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The Shrink Next Door review – Paul Rudd traps Will Ferrell in a cult of two
Ferrell is a neurotic patient and Rudd a dangerously narcissistic therapist, in this plodding drama about a real-life scam which is saved by the sheer unbelievability of its source material

Lucy Mangan

12, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘He drives me mad!’ Why don’t we dump toxic friends?
According to psychologists, ‘ambivalent’ relationships can cause us more stress than being with people we actively dislike. Is it time to let go – or can these friendships be salvaged?

Elle Hunt

09, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The pandemic has been challenging for children, but if we stop and listen, we can find out what they need | Saretta Lee
Kids usually have something to say and they need us to hear it. So it’s time to start listening – for their future and ours

Saretta Lee

07, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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My life is full of adventure – but being a father has been the most rewarding journey of all
The traveller and TV presenter Simon Reeve on his quest to have a baby after being told he was infertile

Simon Reeve

06, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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