Psychology

Psychology

Psychology - Jul 7
Due to border closures in the wake of the corona crisis, the arrival of refugees in Europe has temporarily dipped. However, worldwide numbers of refugees have surged, again, within a year, driven by violence, war, persecution, economic hardship, or climate change.
Psychology - Administration - Jul 3
Psychology - Administration

A new study has found internet addiction in teenagers leads to difficulty regulating emotions. However there was no evidence that pre-existing emotional issues are a predictor of obsessive internet use.

Health - Psychology - Jun 29

Patients affected by COVID-19 need to be urgently screened for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and receive regular check-ups for at least a year. The 'call to action' is led by UCL psychiatrists and psychologists, who formed the 'COVID Trauma Response Working Group'.

Psychology - Jun 18
Psychology

When we make decisions, we don't always have all options available to choose from at the same time. Instead they often come one after another, so we have to decide on something without knowing if a better option might have come along later. A study at the University of Zurich has shown that our standards drop more and more in the course of decision-making. A new simulation model can help us understand and predict our behavior in such situations.

Computer Science - Psychology - Jun 12

This week we meet Tao Bi, who is a PhD student in Human-Computer Interaction and a past winner of the #loveUCL Instagram competition. Here, Tao chats to us about contributing to the UCL Time Capsule and his favourite viewpoints in London.

Psychology - Social Sciences - Jun 30
Psychology - Social Sciences

Scientists have tracked the eye movements of children to show how they make the link - spontaneously and without instructions - between vocal emotion (happiness or anger) followed by a natural or virtual face.

Psychology - Social Sciences - Jun 24
Psychology - Social Sciences

Across five decades of psychological research, publications that highlight race are rare, and when race is discussed, it is authored mostly and edited almost entirely by white scholars, according to a new Stanford study.

Psychology - Social Sciences - Jun 15
Psychology - Social Sciences

Following the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Europe and North America in March 2020, many people around the world began hoarding goods such as toilet paper.

Psychology - Jun 11

A new study found that places can change people's personality, and the opposite is also true: Certain personalities are drawn to different places. If complying with shelter-in-place orders has made you feel more disorganized or less kind than usual, it may be because that's what happens when you spend more time at home instead of public spaces, according to a new Stanford co-authored study.


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