Dr Helene Guldberg is co-founder and director of spiked, the first custom-built online current affairs publication in the UK.
After working as a primary school teacher, Guldberg obtained a PhD in developmental psychology from the university of Manchester. She was co-publisher of LM magazine from its launch in 1997 to its closure in 2000. She currently teaches undergraduate and post-graduate courses in developmental psychology with the Open University and the US study abroad centre, CAPA.
Helene is author of Reclaiming Childhood: Freedom and Play in an Age of Fear, published by Routledge in January 2009.
‘This is a powerful and passionate book that explains why so much of what we say about children is so wrong.‘
Professor Frank Furedi, author of Paranoid Parenting
Her second book, ‘Just Another Ape?‘, was published by Imprint Academic on 1 September 2010.
‘An essential antidote to our narcissistic over-identification with our fellow apes.‘
Jeremy Taylor, author of Not a Chimp