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Life Sciences - Psychology - 16.02.2024
Scientific culture DIRCOM Brain Awareness Week 2024 | The brain: perfect or imperfect?

Health - Psychology - 16.02.2024
Mental health needs of young people with language disorder are being neglected
There is an urgent need to address inequality in health services, especially mental health provision, for young people with developmental language disorder (DLD), argue a team led by UCL researchers.

Psychology - 15.02.2024
Refugees find work faster thanks to preventive mental health care
Participation of refugees lags significantly behind that of other migrant groups and Dutch natives. To ensure better job market participation among this group, we must also focus on their mental health.

Psychology - 13.02.2024
Q and A with the experts: How does self-esteem affect relationships?
Someone with low self-esteem might assume rejection or neglect, leading to conflict in the relationship In February, as some people's thoughts turn towards romance, what does it take to keep a relationship strong?

Psychology - 12.02.2024
Lack of play in temporary accommodation could affect children’s development
Researchers from UCL are calling for play to be a key priority when supporting the needs of children in temporary accommodation.

Psychology - Health - 09.02.2024
Super Bowl gambling: Does America have a problem?

Psychology - 08.02.2024
Video game trauma can last for years
Some horror video games leave players with wounds that take a long time to heal, an UdeM researchers finds.

Psychology - 08.02.2024
Problematic 'zombie leadership' lives on
Problematic ’zombie leadership’ lives on

Health - Psychology - 07.02.2024
Autism crisis sees thousands of children wait years for support, report finds

Psychology - Pedagogy - 07.02.2024
Children of care leavers risk inheriting parents' emotional scars
Children of care leavers risk inheriting parents’ emotional scars
The trauma associated with care experience casts a long shadow on mothers' mental health and that of their children, finds new UCL research. The researchers found that mothers who had lived in care were at greater risk of mental health difficulties than their peers who hadn't experienced care, with their children also experiencing higher rates of psychological problems.

Health - Psychology - 06.02.2024
AI research receives a major boost with £80M national initiative
AI research receives a major boost with £80M national initiative

Life Sciences - Psychology - 05.02.2024
Uncovering new insights into childhood brain development
A Wellcome Discovery Award funds a new groundbreaking study characterising the development of the brain during childhood and adolescence in unprecedented detail.

Health - Psychology - 02.02.2024
Psychological care delivered over the phone is an effective way to combat loneliness and depression, according to a major new study
Happy senior man answering smartphone while sitting on couch at nursing home porch Depression and loneliness can be prevented using structured telephone-based psychological care, delivered over 8 weeks, according to new research.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 31.01.2024
Uncovering new insights into childhood brain development
New funding will allow researchers to uncover new information about the changes that occur in the developing brain during late childhood and adolescence, with a focus on both neurotypical and neurodivergent development.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 30.01.2024
Simons Center’s collaborative approach propels autism research, at MIT and beyond
Team-based targeted projects, multi-mentor fellowships ensure that scientists studying social cognition, behavior, and autism integrate multiple perspectives and approaches to pressing questions.

Pedagogy - Psychology - 23.01.2024
Cédric Vanhoolandt wins the Prix Philippe Maystadt
Cédric Vanhoolandt wins the Prix Philippe Maystadt
Under the principal supervision of Jim Plumat, Professor of Physics Didactics at UNamur, Cédric Vanhoolandt's thesis, which straddles cognitive psychology and disciplinary didactics, has as its main hypothesis that inhibitory control training could be transferred to teaching disciplines in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation (science, mathematics, spelling.

Health - Psychology - 23.01.2024
History of psychotherapy takes center stage
History of psychotherapy takes center stage
History of psychotherapy takes center stage in concert collaboration Johns Hopkins psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison, Peabody composer Michael Hersch, and Peabody soprano Ah Young Hong collaborate on

Health - Psychology - 17.01.2024
Liesa J. Weiler-Wichtl is MedUni Vienna's Inventor of the Year 2023
Liesa J. Weiler-Wichtl is MedUni Vienna’s Inventor of the Year 2023

Health - Psychology - 15.01.2024
British Columbians with severe depression pay $700 per week in out-of-pocket costs
British Columbians with severe depression pay $700 per week in out-of-pocket costs
Major depression costs B.C.'s health system more than $1.5 billion over two years, and people diagnosed with the illness are spending even more out of pocket to get treatment.

Health - Psychology - 08.01.2024
Mental health walk-in clinics make a major difference for youths: Western study
Mental health walk-in clinics make a major difference for youths: Western study
A study of mental health walk-in clinics (MHWCs) in Ontario, by Western researchers, has shown this model can save families time, and agencies both time and money by eliminating the need to complete a

Psychology - 22.12.2023
UCL support available following shooting at Charles University, Prague
UCL support available following shooting at Charles University, Prague

Pedagogy - Psychology - 21.12.2023
Pupils who get good grades are usually also popular
Stereotypes about unpopular swots are persistent - not least because of their often-clichéd depiction in the media.

Psychology - 20.12.2023
OK, doc-just give it to me...skewed? More precise information doesn’t always mean more informed decisions
When offered the choice, people overwhelmingly prefer news sources that deliver imprecise bad news frequently and deliver precise good news infrequently-rather than sources that do the opposite, according to a study co-authored by a University of Michigan researcher.

Career - Psychology - 13.12.2023
Analysis of legal and employment implications of automated emotion recognition systems
Current legal regulations do not offer real protection to employees against companies that use automated emotion recognition systems, which combine biometrics, algorithms and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deduce or detect moods or intentions.

Economics - Psychology - 06.12.2023
Do terrorist attacks and mass shootings make big companies more ’honest’
A new study about the effect of terror incidents on financial reporting says they might Terrorist attacks and mass shootings are devastating for the people and communities they affect.

Health - Psychology - 06.12.2023
Brain and Mind Centre wins Wellcome Mental Health Award
Brain and Mind Centre wins Wellcome Mental Health Award
A multidisciplinary team led by the Brain and Mind Centre at the University of Sydney has been awarded a $5.4M trust grant to fund their research into youth-onset mood disorders called circadian depression.

Health - Psychology - 06.12.2023
Decoding aggressive behaviour in autistic children
Two UdeM experts shed light on what triggers some kids with autism or other neurodevelopmental disorders to lash out - and offer ways to cope.

Psychology - Health - 05.12.2023
Gender-specific differences in addiction research
Addiction disorders in Austria are still clearly male-dominated, but women are catching up in areas such as alcohol and cigarette addiction - especially at a young age.

Psychology - Innovation - 05.12.2023
Western prof collaborates with industry for hearing care innovation 
Western prof collaborates with industry for hearing care innovation 
Most have experienced it - struggling to hear a conversation in a noisy restaurant or deciphering a TV dialogue while the dishwasher roars in the background.

Career - Psychology - 05.12.2023
From excitement to disillusionment - new study identifies 4 emotional stages of professional careers
From excitement to disillusionment - new study identifies 4 emotional stages of professional careers
Study of UK lawyers flags need to consider emotions and coping skills in career progression.

Psychology - Health - 04.12.2023
Tabletop Therapy
Tabletop Therapy
Tabletop Therapy: How Dungeons & Dragons can improve mental health Staff psychologist William Nation offers an innovative approach to counseling with his D&D therapy group Over the past few years, Du

Psychology - Social Sciences - 23.11.2023
New survey reveals that a quarter of UK adults mistrust others
A major new survey of trust and mistrust in the UK has revealed worryingly high levels of mistrust in society, with a quarter of respondents mistrustful of other people and a similar proportion keen for help to feel more trusting. Researchers from the University of Oxford surveyed a representative group of 10,382 UK adults.

Psychology - Health - 22.11.2023
Feeling stressed? Take a digital mental health vitamin
Research shows the power of AI to develop resilience to day-to-day stressors  A new AI powered app called Joyi can improve users' mood by increasing positive emotions and decreasing negative ones.

Psychology - 21.11.2023
Female charity workers suffered high levels of stress during the pandemic and cost of living crisis
Female charity workers, who supported vulnerable women throughout and beyond the pandemic, experienced high levels of psychological distress, a new study by the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research has found.

Psychology - Music - 20.11.2023
Why emotions stirred by music create such powerful memories
Why emotions stirred by music create such powerful memories
Study shows the dynamics of people's emotions mold otherwise neutral experiences into memorable events Health + Behavior Study shows the dynamics of people's emotions mold otherwise neutral experiences into memorable events November 20, 2023 Key takeaways UCLA psychologists used music to manipulate emotions of volunteers and found the dynamics of their emotions molded otherwise neutral experiences into memorable events.

Economics - Psychology - 20.11.2023
Berkeley Haas launches O’Donnell Center for Behavioral Economics

Health - Psychology - 15.11.2023
JHU hosts national conference on responding to mental health crises
JHU hosts national conference on responding to mental health crises

Psychology - Campus - 03.11.2023
Students: Need help finding help? Be Well Bruin has got you covered
Students: Need help finding help? Be Well Bruin has got you covered

Health - Psychology - 03.11.2023
Mental health in the workplace: an ongoing challenge
The latest data from UdeM's Observatory on Health and Well-Being at Work shows that workplaces are still grappling with mental health. In Quebec workplaces, psychological distress and psychotropic drug use have fallen back to prepandemic levels, but symptoms of depression, anxiety and burnout have become more widespread.

Psychology - Health - 02.11.2023
Scientists urge people to talk about cost of living crisis on mental health
Scientists urge people to talk about cost of living crisis on mental health
People living in Hampshire and Dorset are being urged to talk about their experiences of the cost of living crisis and its impact on their mental health.

Health - Psychology - 25.10.2023
A Place to Talk celebrates 40 years
A Place to Talk celebrates 40 years

Psychology - Health - 23.10.2023
NBA's Kevin Love and UCLA's Michelle Craske: Teamed up for mental health
NBA’s Kevin Love and UCLA’s Michelle Craske: Teamed up for mental health

Psychology - Health - 23.10.2023
New resources aim to bring light to people living with seasonal depression

Health - Psychology - 18.10.2023
Psychedelics pioneer Roland Griffiths dies at 77
Psychedelics pioneer Roland Griffiths dies at 77
Pioneering psychedelics researcher Roland Griffiths dies at 77 Founding director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research, Griffiths' work generated immense scientific i

Psychology - 13.10.2023
How we express positive emotions through our voice, but without words

Health - Psychology - 12.10.2023
Understanding mental health
This Mental Health Month discover the inspiring mental health research being undertaken across the University and access our mental health resources to inform yourself and others.

Health - Psychology - 11.10.2023
World Mental Health Day 2023: ’European Psychiatry’ Special Issue on The Value of Treatment (VOT) for mental disorders
To mark World Mental Health Day on October 10, the journal European Psychiatry published a special issue on "The Value of Treatment (VOT)", focusing on early intervention and continuity of care for mental disorders (anorexia nervosa, autism, and major depressive disorder).

Health - Psychology - 11.10.2023
For most people, insomnia is nothing like in the movies
Movies are prone to either minimise or exaggerate symptoms, write Aaron Schokman and Professor Nick Glozier for The Conversation.

Psychology - Health - 11.10.2023
Working with adults with substance-use disorders
Working with adults with substance-use disorders

Linguistics / Literature - Psychology - 10.10.2023
Educator studies acculturation of Ukrainian children in Estonia
Dina Birman always has been interested in how immigrant children acculturate to a new country and language. As a 12-year-old immigrant herself, she had to learn English in Silver Spring, Maryland, and adapt to school in the United States after she and her parents left the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War.
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