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Psychology - Health - 06.11.2020
Women and ethnic minorities have found the pandemic psychologically more challenging
Women have found the Covid-19 pandemic more challenging than men psychologically, reporting higher levels of depression, anxiety and loneliness, and lower levels of life satisfaction and happiness, find UCL researchers as part of the Covid-19 Social Study. Respondents to the study from BAME backgrounds also reported consistently worse mental health than other groups across every measure throughout the pandemic, with higher levels of depression, anxiety, thoughts of death or self-harm, reported abuse and loneliness, and lower life satisfaction and happiness.

Psychology - Health - 28.10.2020
Why scary movies are helping some people cope with the pandemic
If you're dealing with anxiety in 2020, could watching a horror movie make you feel better? University of Chicago graduate student Coltan Scrivner says the answer-surprisingly-could be yes.

Health - Psychology - 27.10.2020
Swiss Fatalism Protects Against Negative Feelings in the Pandemic
Swiss Fatalism Protects Against Negative Feelings in the Pandemic
Trust or disappointment in government crisis management is an important factor for the general mood, shows a study by the University of Zurich based on surveys in Israel and Switzerland.

Psychology - 22.10.2020
Election anxiety: U-M expert says stay civil, take breaks to lessen angst
FACULTY Q&A Are you feeling angst and frustrated about politics-just counting the days until Election Day? You're certainly not alone.

Sport - Psychology - 19.10.2020
MatchFit app uses football to provide resources and support to vulnerable groups
An new app which uses football as a theme to provide positive resources and support for vulnerable groups including the young and the homeless has been launched by the Street Soccer Foundation , a charity run by ex-football player Keith Mabbutt.

Pedagogy - Psychology - 16.10.2020
Opinion: Developmental language disorder - what you need to know
In honour of DLD Awareness Day, Professor Courtenay Norbury (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) and her colleague explain the challenges facing children with developmental language disorder and calls for teachers and schools to use more techniques to help pupils.

Psychology - 14.10.2020
Handbook helps explain how best to combat misinformation
With the current flood of misinformation and "fake news" undermining democracies around the world, a consensus document that summarises the science of debunking has been published by a team of 22 prominent researchers of misinformation and its debunking.

Health - Psychology - 13.10.2020
High levels of PTSD in nursing and care staff dealing with COVID-19
Study finds high levels of PTSD in nursing and care staff dealing with COVID-19 A University of Glasgow mathematician has helped map the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on nursing and care home staff in Italy.

Psychology - Health - 12.10.2020
Self-Help App for Syrian Refugees
Self-Help App for Syrian Refugees
Freie Universität research team is looking for trial participants for "Step-by-Step" improvement program No 189/2020 from Oct 12, 2020 A team of psychologists is currently testing the effectivity of a new self-help app for Syrian refugees in a new study entitled "STRENGTHS" at Freie Universität Berlin.

Innovation - Psychology - 06.10.2020
Cambridge University and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore establish new research centre to support lifelong learning
Cambridge University and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore establish new research centre to support lifelong learning
A new research centre focused on improving support for lifelong learning and cognitive agility opened on 1 October 2020 in Singapore.

Health - Psychology - 01.10.2020
Why we follow or don't follow the Coronavirus rules
Why we follow or don’t follow the Coronavirus rules
There are solid psychological explanations for how consistently we follow the behaviour rules to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, such as the expectations we have towards ourselves and others.

Event - Psychology - 30.09.2020

Campus - Psychology - 17.09.2020
Researchers to Analyse Anti-Democratic Attitudes
Researchers to Analyse Anti-Democratic Attitudes
Minister for Democracy Katja Meier said: "The Else Frenkel-Brunswik Institute will compile studies on anti-democratic attitudes and supplement them with its own research and research assignments on Saxony and individual regions in Saxony.

Psychology - Campus - 14.09.2020
UC Berkeley launches new center for psychedelic science and education
Neuroscientist Michael Silver, inaugural director of the UC Berkeley Center for the Science of Psychedelics.

Health - Psychology - 11.09.2020
Over a quarter of people say their lives are very different now compared to before Covid-19
Despite the easing of lockdown measures, 28% of adults have reported that their lives are currently 'completely different' or have 'lots of differences' compared to prior to Covid-19, find UCL researchers as part of the Covid-19 Social Study.

Health - Psychology - 02.09.2020
The impact of COVID-19 on the mental wealth of Australia
Head of systems modelling at the Brain and Mind Centre, A/Prof Jo-An Atkinson, told the National Press Club luncheon today that prompt action could cushion future impacts of the coronavirus on mental health and the economy.

Health - Psychology - 01.09.2020
Talking mental health with U of M
The COVID-19 pandemic may be stressful for many Minnesotans, leading to fear, anxiety and other strong emotions.

Health - Psychology - 14.08.2020
New rehabilitation app to aid recovery of COVID-19 ’long-haulers’
Prospective students Current students UCL in the media Services for media Tell us your story An innovative digital programme, developed by UCL researchers with Barts Health NHS Trust and UCL Partners, to treat the long lasting effects of COVID-19 infection, is now being used by patients. The app, believed to be the first such tool to be rolled out in the UK, is being given to patients from Barts Health hospitals, who have been discharged but are continuing to recover and rehabilitate at home.

Psychology - 28.07.2020
Best predictors of romantic relationship success
The quality of someone's romantic relationship can have a profound impact on their physical and mental health.

Health - Psychology - 27.07.2020
COVID-19 Pandemic Has Negatively Influenced Subjective Well-Being
COVID-19 Pandemic Has Negatively Influenced Subjective Well-Being
In addition to the medical and economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic has also affected many people's subjective well-being.

Sport - Psychology - 27.07.2020
Pro Sports Return to the Sound of Silence
CMU auditory neuroscientists discuss how sound influences the gameday experience At Heinz Field, only seconds remain in the fourth quarter.

Psychology - Health - 21.07.2020
Comic books and problem solving school counsellors are secret weapons in the fight against India's youth mental hea
Comic books and problem solving school counsellors are secret weapons in the fight against India’s youth mental hea
A randomized trial in large, low-income secondary schools in New Delhi tested a novel intervention based on practical problem-solving, which was delivered by school counsellors with no prior mental health training The low-cost programme showed improvements in students' psychological and social problems and reduced stress over a three-month period and could have global implications for youth mental health intervention Academics from the Universit

Psychology - Social Sciences - 16.07.2020

Psychology - Social Sciences - 15.07.2020
Increased child benefit may help families escape lockdown inequality
Policy makers should increase child benefit and consider difficulties faced by families on low incomes in order to avoid the COVID-19 pandemic heightening existing inequalities and creating new ones, according to a new study. COVID-19 has caused additional, often extreme, hardship in families' lives with policy responses often not focused on the needs of families with dependent children.

Pharmacology - Psychology - 15.07.2020
You can see it in their eyes: Traumatic experiences leave mark on pupils
The pupils of people with post-traumatic stress disorder respond differently to those without the condition when they look at emotional images, a new study has found. The study looked for traces of traumatic events in the eyes of patients with PTSD, which can occur following a distressing event and causes greater sensitivity, or hyperarousal, to everyday events and an inability to switch off and relax.

Health - Psychology - 29.06.2020
COVID-19: National PTSD screening programme urgently needed
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.

Psychology - Event - 24.06.2020

Event - Psychology - 17.06.2020

Event - Psychology - 17.06.2020

Computer Science - Psychology - 12.06.2020
Seven Questions with... Tao Bi
This week we meet Tao Bi, who is a PhD student in Human-Computer Interaction and a past winner of the #loveUCL Instagram competition.

Psychology - 11.06.2020
Project aims to help shape post-Covid mental health support in Wales
Researchers behind a major new study charting how the people of Wales have coped with coronavirus are appealing for volunteers to share their experiences.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 09.06.2020
Seven factors contributing to American racism
Seven factors contributing to American racism
Of the seven factors the researchers identified, perhaps the most insidious is passivism or passive racism, which includes an apathy toward systems of racial advantage or denial that those systems even exist.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 29.05.2020
Social Science in the Time of COVID: A Conversation with Ralph Adolphs
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