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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
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
At a Glance Leadership President Provost Board of Trustees Legacy History & Milestones Historic Awards & Honors Caltech Archives Interactive History Map News Publications This is Caltech Calt

Psychology - Health - 27.05.2020
Quality of continuing education for psychotherapists questioned, unsupported by research
New research from McGill University has found that nearly half of psychotherapies d in workshops approved by l'Ordre des Psychologues du Québec are not supported by scientific research, raising questions with regards to accreditation and legitimacy.

Health - Psychology - 22.05.2020
Analysis: Coronavirus affects mental health too - here’s what we know
In a piece for the Guardian, Professor Anthony David (UCL Institute of Mental Health) writes about the potential mental health effects of Covid-19, partly based on new studies by Dr Jonathan Rogers (UCL Psychiatry) and Dr Daisy Fancourt (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health).

Health - Psychology - 22.05.2020
£3.8m funds international psychotherapy trial with new mothers
A UCL team has been awarded £3.8 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to fund a new study in Lebanon and Kenya looking at the treatment of post-natal depression, child development, and the mother-child relationship.

Health - Psychology - 19.05.2020
Researchers launch survey for UK undergraduates to assess impact of COVID-19 and help shape mental health services
Starting University and transitioning from one year to the next can be both exciting and challenging for many students, but how has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted how students think and feel?

Psychology - 18.05.2020
Explores COVID-19's psychological impact
Explores COVID-19’s psychological impact
An international consortium of researchers is exploring COVID-19's psychological effects in 18 countries, and how compassion can help reduce pandemic-related stress.

Economics / Business - Psychology - 08.05.2020
Pandemic's impact on economic behavior
Pandemic’s impact on economic behavior
FACULTY COMMENTARY By Richard Curtin , director of the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers Will the pandemic cause a permanent shift in the behavior of consumers?

Health - Psychology - 07.05.2020
Why collective behaviour will get us through the Covid-19 pandemic
Sussex psychologist Professor John Drury is among a group of behaviour scientists giving the UK government guidance during the coronavirus pandemic.

Psychology - 05.05.2020

Health - Psychology - 01.05.2020
How our emotional memories of Coronavirus affect our future
Elena Miltiadis from Anthropology considers the way our emotional memory of this pandemic will affect our future behaviour As we do whatever we can to stop the spread of coronavirus, we are being for

Psychology - 23.04.2020
Spotlight on... Dr Bennett Kleinberg
This week we meet Bennett Kleinberg, lecturer in data science in the Department of Security and Crime Science and the Dawes Centre for Future Crime.

Health - Psychology - 23.04.2020
BeyGOOD, an initiative founded by Beyoncé, and UCLA offer COVID-19 online toolkit for mental wellness
UCLA, in partnership with Beyoncé's BeyGOOD initiative, has created an online COVID-19 Care Package to help people struggling with stress and anxiety brought on or worsened by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Health - Psychology - 17.04.2020
Zoom, booze and blues in lockdown
Sussex researchers continue to share their knowledge and expertise during the Covid-19 crisis. As life in lockdown continues, what's happening to our work-life balance, our mental health, and our drinking habits?

Social Sciences - Psychology - 16.04.2020
Inspiring connections while working apart
Inspiring connections while working apart
Research by Stanford psychologist Greg Walton shows how people don't have to be physically together to still feel a sense of togetherness. With the coronavirus crisis keeping people physically apart from one another, simple gestures - such as sending a friendly email or sharing a useful resource - can inspire a sense of togetherness, says Stanford psychologist Greg Walton.

Health - Psychology - 14.04.2020
How can I miss you when you won’t go away? A couple’s survival guide
Stay-at-home measures during the coronavirus pandemic are pushing intimate relationships to their limits.

Politics - Psychology - 14.04.2020
The power of Why
In this time of health emergency, it is inevitable to live in close contact with our loved ones. In a short video Sara Greco, senior assistant professor at USI Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society, talks about two tools that might help overcome disagreement in our daily life.

Health - Psychology - 10.04.2020
Local response to UW social isolation study leads to national effort
Local response to UW social isolation study leads to national effort
Before word got around of graduate student Adam Kuczynski's social distancing study last month, he and his advisor, Jonathan Kanter, had hoped a couple hundred people would sign up. The study , focused on how King County residents spend their time during COVID-19 physical isolation, drew 500 participants.

Health - Psychology - 07.04.2020
Helping healthcare workers to cope with stress
A group of mental health experts, led by UCL, have issued advice for frontline healthcare workers on how to cope with stress during the COVID-19 crisis.