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Health - Psychology - 02.04.2020
People seek immediate solutions to cope with fear
People seek immediate solutions to cope with fear
FACULTY Q&A The COVID-19 pandemic has evoked many emotions among people worldwide-none more prevalent than fear.

Psychology - Life Sciences - 30.03.2020
Social distance in the time of coronavirus
In a short clip, Rosalba Morese, postdoc assistant at the Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society and at the Institute of Public Health of USI Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, talks about our emotional reactions to social distance, an aspect that we need to deal with in our daily lives.

Psychology - 27.03.2020
Five ways to create household harmony during lockdown
As the nation grapples with public lockdown, the reality of all living under the same roof has taken on a whole new meaning.

Health - Psychology - 26.03.2020
Coping with Coronavirus Stress
T he COVID-19 pandemic is stressful. Emotions are running high.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 26.03.2020
Hoarding is not a strange behavior during times of crisis
FACULTY Q&A The COVID-19 pandemic has rampantly heightened stress and anxiety during these uncertain times, leading some to hoard groceries such as toilet paper, eggs, meats, bread and hand sanitizer.

Health - Psychology - 24.03.2020

Health - Psychology - 23.03.2020
Talking to yourself in the third person can promote healthier eating
The constant temptation of tasty foods high in calories and fat make it difficult for people to make healthy choices, but talking to yourself in the third person may help, say researchers at the University of Michigan and University of Minnesota.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 20.03.2020
What use is worry? Psychologist explains anxiety’s pros and cons
As anxiety about COVID-19 skyrockets, people are looking for ways to manage unprecedented stress. (iStockphoto) Excessive worry about COVID-19 is becoming a mental health pandemic unto itself.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 17.03.2020
Tips for coping with anxiety in the face of COVID-19
Rosan Gomperts, director of the Faculty Staff Help Center, discusses practical steps individuals can take to cope with anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Psychology - 04.03.2020
Seven Questions with... Sam Fardghassemi
This week we meet third-year psychology PhD student Sam. Here, Sam - who currently runs guided meditation sessions at the Student Centre - explains how meditation can help you beat exam stress.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 02.03.2020

Psychology - 21.02.2020
Delving into self-consciousness at EPFL
What if the key to conveying complex scientific concepts like self-consciousness was to bring art and science together? From 25 February to 1 March, EPFL ArtLab will play host to the Immersive Lab, which offers visitors an interactive, multisensory experience. Are those your hands you see on that panoramic screen? Maybe, maybe not.

Health - Psychology - 12.02.2020
Michelle Craske to share how research can inform anxiety and depression treatment
For more than three decades, Michelle Craske has been trying to understand what makes some people prone to anxiety and depression.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 31.01.2020
A chat with the expert: Rosalba Morese
Finissage della mostra 'Koen Vanmechelen. The Worth of Life 1982-2019' Academy of Architecture The Overproduction of truth.

Psychology - 23.01.2020
Talking retirement anxiety with U of M
While the idea of retirement can be daunting,  research shows  the majority of retirees experience consistent or improved life satisfaction across their transition into retirement.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 22.01.2020
Community-based counselors help mitigate grief, stress among children orphaned in East Africa
Community-based counselors help mitigate grief, stress among children orphaned in East Africa
A first-of-its-kind clinical trial involving more than 600 children in Kenya and Tanzania, in which community members were trained to deliver mental health treatment, showed improvement in participants' trauma-related symptoms up to a year after receiving therapy, new research shows.

Psychology - 22.01.2020
Alone Together?
How satisfied are people in so-called mingle relationships? Psychologist Dr Alica Mertens of Heidelberg University explored this question. The results of her research were published in the "Journal of Happiness Studies". In the following interview, Alica Mertens discusses this type of relationship as well as her study.

Psychology - 15.01.2020
Higher rates of post-natal depression among autistic mothers
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Social Sciences - Psychology - 07.01.2020

Life Sciences - Psychology - 03.01.2020
Brain scans could flag children’s future mental health problems
It can take years to diagnose a child with a psychiatric or attention deficit disorder, forcing them to endure a lot of frustration and suffering. A study led by Northeastern University psychologist Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli, above, and UC Berkeley neuroscientist Silvia Bunge shows that brain scans in young children can predict future mental health and attention issues.

Psychology - Career - 03.01.2020

Psychology - Economics / Business - 31.12.2019
Distinctions vs. data: How a philosopher and a psychologist measure personal growth
New York Times columnist David Brooks kicked off a recent University of Chicago event by waxing nostalgic about his alma mater.

Psychology - Life Sciences - 17.12.2019
Mothers’ and babies’ brains ’more in tune’ when mother is happy
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Psychology - 10.12.2019
UK universities will work together to improve research quality and reproducibility
UK universities will collaborate to improve the quality of UK academic research output. Whilst the UK is at the leading edge of research globally, there is a need to constantly strive to improve in order to retain that positions.

Psychology - 26.11.2019
Q&A: How to have a guilt-free holiday dinner
The holidays are a time of merriment, often centered on food. While the energy during the festive season is at a high, for health-conscious folks it can create unneeded stress around personal food consumption.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 13.11.2019
Talking bullying in schools with U of M
According to the 2019 Minnesota Student Survey, 19% of students who said they were bullied also reported being bullied or harassed at least once a week in the last 30 days.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 31.10.2019
Researchers helping to break the cycle of disadvantage
University of Sydney economists and health experts will spearhead a new research project that will help Australian children and families overcome the challenges of deep and persistent disadvantage.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 21.10.2019

Psychology - 21.10.2019
Seven Questions with Tayla McCloud
This week we caught up with Psychiatry PhD student Tayla, who is carrying out the SENSE study, a UCL-wide survey of student wellbeing and mental health.

Psychology - Pedagogy - 16.09.2019
Coping with disaster
Evacuees get ready to leave by ferry for Nassau from Marsh Harbor, Abaco Islands, in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

Psychology - 12.09.2019
Joining Stanford: Galahad of San Francisco
When Galahad Mai fled a tumultuous life in China four years ago for a better one in the United States, he never imagined that one day he would make it to Stanford.

Psychology - Health - 12.09.2019
While modern life may exacerbate depression, it may also give us the tools to treat it
Worldwide, rates of depression increased by 15 percent between 2005 and 2015, according to the World Health Organization.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 10.09.2019
Using technology to detect autism sooner
Graduate student and Autism Science Foundation fellow Amy Ahn reads to a toddler while wearing the special glasses she uses during autism assessments to record children's facial expressions and gestures Photo: Diego Meza-Valdes/University of Miami Graduate student and Autism Science Foundation fellow Amy Ahn reads to a toddler while wearing the special glasses she uses during autism assessments to record children's facial expressions and gesture

Psychology - Life Sciences - 02.08.2019
Thinking faster than words
How people act and react to the world around them - through their spatial thinking - shapes how they think, Stanford psychologist Barbara Tversky says.

Health - Psychology - 30.07.2019