Students' mental health; Peter Atkins glories in a secular commercialised Christmas.
Spiritual godfather of the Millennium Dome, an interview with Christopher Frayling, overseer of the dome's spirit zone. If a lion could talk, would it sound like us? Steven Budiansky explores animal consciousness.
Nicholas Tucker reviews Marina Warner's No Go the Bogeyman; Peter Knight reviews five studies of conspiracy theories and paranoia; Anthony Smith reviews The Victorian Internet; Peter Hamilton reviews Photography: An Independent Art.