Better living through Psychologies

Your problems, and those of the stars
Make life better. This is slogan of a new magazine, named Psychologies (心理). The magazine is a French title produced in China by a cooperative arrangement between Hachette and the China Sports Newspaper Publishing Group (中国体育报业总社).

The December issue pictured above is the fifth and features Meg Ryan on the cover. Perhaps because psychology is not a magazine name that thrills, each issue of Psychologies uses an image of a major celebrity on the cover. (You can see previous covers here) According to the editor Wang Hui's preface of the current issue, the reason is that they want to communicate with readers "through the cover model's eyes."

The content of the magazine usually include an interview with a big star, interviews with professional psychologists, general life advice and pop psych tests.

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