Social Sciences and Psychology

Social Sciences - Nov 30
Women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are nearly seven times more likely than other women to die by suicide, according to a new study led by UCL researchers. The study of over 3 million people in Sweden, published in The Journal of Affective Disorders , found a similar but weaker relationship among men, who were four times more likely to die by suicide if they had a prior PTSD diagnosis.
Social Sciences - Nov 30

The Duchess of Cambridge has unveiled the findings of the biggest ever UK study on the early years, involving researchers at UCL and the Anna Freud Centre. The study marks a milestone moment for her work on the importance of early childhood in shaping the rest of our lives and broader societal outcomes.

Social Sciences - Nov 25

Research team with the University of Göttingen finds effect of odour on helpfulness in rats. Despite their reputation, rats are surprisingly sociable and actually regularly help each other out with tasks.

Psychology - Nov 20

16% of teenagers report high levels of psychological distress at age 17, finds a new study led by UCL researchers based on data collected in 2018-19. The findings also show 24% of young people report self-harming and 7% report self-harming with suicidal intent by age 17.

Pedagogy - Nov 27

Tutoring programmes and storybooks can help improve children's attainment in maths, according to a new evidence review led by UCL researchers.

Politics - Nov 23

People who are dogmatic about their views seek less information and make less accurate judgements as a result, even on simple matters unrelated to politics, according to a study led by UCL and Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics researchers.

Social Sciences - Nov 20
Social Sciences

International development projects that target the education of the world's very poorest children and marginalised girls also significantly improve other young people's attainment, according to new research that suggests such initiatives should become a priority for international aid.

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