Psychology

Psychology

Campus - Psychology - Feb 25
Last fall, college students reported their highest levels of depression and anxiety of any prior semester, according to the University of Michigan Healthy Minds Study, an annual web-based survey looking at mental health and service utilization among undergraduate and graduate college students.
Psychology - Feb 24
Psychology

Campaigners used quasi-religious and mythological themes to create a ‘Brexit religion' with the National Health Service (NHS) at its heart - persuading people to support Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, according to a new study.

Psychology - Feb 23

Fake news stories are more likely to be believed and consequently shared on social media if readers think they have seen them before, research suggests.

Life Sciences - Psychology - Feb 22
Life Sciences - Psychology

When you slip into sleep, it's easy to imagine that your brain shuts down, but University of Michigan research suggests that groups of neurons activated during prior learning keep humming, tattooing memories into your brain.

Environment - Psychology - Feb 18

Social media giant turn to behaviour and communication expert to help them tackle the dangerous anti-science myths that circulate online.   Facebook is in a unique position to counter the circulation of online misinformation Sander van der Linden Facebook has sought the help of experts on anti-environment propaganda, including a Cambridge psycholog

Psychology - Health - Feb 17

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB*) people are significantly more likely to have mental health conditions and report alcohol and drug misuse than heterosexual people - finds a new study led by UCL researchers in collaboration with the University of East Anglia and City, University.

Psychology - Event - Feb 23

It's not just Zoom. Popular video chat platforms have design flaws that exhaust the human mind and body. But there are easy ways to mitigate their effects. Even as more people are logging onto popular video chat platforms to connect with colleagues, family and friends during the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford researchers have a warning for you: Those video calls are likely tiring you out.

Psychology - Feb 22

PhD Candidate Aarron Toal on the psychology behind our cravings. In 2020, the UK Government announced a ban on junk food advertising before 9pm. This followed the ban on in-store deals like ‘buy one get one free' on unhealthy foods.

Social Sciences - Psychology - Feb 19
Social Sciences - Psychology

Boys who regularly play video games at age 11 are less likely to develop depressive symptoms three years later, finds a new study led by a UCL researcher.

Social Sciences - Psychology - Feb 18

American values, attitudes and activities have changed dramatically during COVID-19, according to a new study of online behavior. Researchers from UCLA and Harvard University analyzed how two types of internet activity changed in the U.S. for 10 weeks before and 10 weeks after March 13, 2020 — the date then-President Donald Trump declared COVID-19 a national emergency.

Campus - Psychology - Feb 16

Personal contact with more than 16,000 students. The corona crisis is weighing heavily on students' well-being. Recent research shows that students have experienced increased anxiety, stress and depressive feelings since the beginning of the pandemic.


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