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Health - Psychology - 15.03.2021
Analysis: how Covid-19 patients can recover from ICU delirium
The trauma of intensive care often triggers long-term mental health problems, and counselling is crucial to rehabilitation, says Honorary Associate Professor Dr Dorothy Wade (UCL Epidemiology & Health).

Social Sciences - Psychology - 11.03.2021
Opinion: Pandemic babies - how Covid-19 has affected child development
The first months and years of a child's life are vitally important for their long-term health, and more research is urgently needed into how the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown will have affected babies, says Professor Pasco Fearon (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences).

Social Sciences - Psychology - 10.03.2021
Pandemic restrictions aggravating known triggers for self-harm and poor mental health among children and young people
Pandemic restrictions aggravating known triggers for self-harm and poor mental health among children and young people
Experts have issued a stark warning about the effects of the pandemic on the mental health of children and young people.

Psychology - Health - 10.03.2021
Reflecting on Your Own Capabilities Boosts Resilience
Reflecting on how you have overcome past personal challenges can help you process negative experiences, a new study from the University of Zurich confirms. Actively reminding yourself of your self-efficacy could also prove useful in the coronavirus era. The unpredictable nature of life during the coronavirus pandemic is particularly challenging for many people.

Health - Psychology - 10.03.2021
New German Centre for Mental Health
Heidelberg, Mannheim and Ulm researchers succeed in application review procedure Researchers from Heidelberg, Mannheim and Ulm, together with other selected locations, are going to take on the establ

Psychology - Health - 08.03.2021
Men and women show different traits in gambling addiction
Men and women show different traits in gambling addiction
Recerca To date, there were almost no studies comparing the gender features of gambling disorder and its evolution into more severe clinical conditions.

Psychology - 08.03.2021
The positive influence of intuition on decision-making
Katharina Fellnhofer researches how intuitive decision-making influences personal success.

Psychology - Campus - 01.03.2021
This University Mental Health Day, make a positive change to your mental health
University Mental Health Day takes place on Thursday 4 March to encourage the university community to talk about mental health and make positive change.

Campus - Psychology - 25.02.2021
Anxiety, depression reached record levels among college students last fall
Last fall, college students reported their highest levels of depression and anxiety of any prior semester, according to the University of Michigan Healthy Minds Study, an annual web-based survey looking at mental health and service utilization among undergraduate and graduate college students.

Psychology - Event - 23.02.2021
Four causes for ’Zoom fatigue’ and their solutions
It's not just Zoom. Popular video chat platforms have design flaws that exhaust the human mind and body.

Psychology - 22.02.2021
Does banning junk food ads work?
PhD Candidate Aarron Toal on the psychology behind our cravings. In 2020, the UK Government announced a ban on junk food advertising before 9pm.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 22.02.2021
Dacher Keltner on the science of awe and psychedelics
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Environment - Psychology - 18.02.2021
Cambridge psychologist helps Facebook fight climate change misinformation
Social media giant turn to behaviour and communication expert to help them tackle the dangerous anti-science myths that circulate online.   Facebook is in a unique position to counter the circulation of online misinformation Sander van der Linden Facebook has sought the help of experts on anti-environment propaganda, including a Cambridge psychologist, to improve their Climate Science Information Centre and help more of the platform's almost three billion monthly users find the latest accurate climate science data.

Campus - Psychology - 16.02.2021
VUB calls all its students to monitor their well-being
Personal contact with more than 16,000 students The corona crisis is weighing heavily on students' well-being.

Psychology - Life Sciences - 02.02.2021
Nozari Receives Early Career Award
The American Psychological Association (APA) has awarded Nazbanou (Bonnie) Nozari an award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions to Psychology, in the area of human cognition and learning.

Health - Psychology - 29.01.2021
People exercising less and watching more TV than in first lockdown
Conversely, a fifth (19%) of people report watching television, streaming films and gaming, more than in the first lockdown, with 13% doing these activities less.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 26.01.2021
Pioneering research-based app aims to support people not able to have the children they wish for
A pioneering app has been developed by Cardiff University researchers to provide expert advice, information and step-by-step support for people not able to have the children they had hoped for.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 21.01.2021
Up to a fifth of adults have mental health problems in midlife
Baby Boomers and Generation X are at the greatest risk of mental ill-health in middle age, finds new UCL research The study, published today in Psychological Medicine, reveals that 20% of those born

Psychology - Health - 20.01.2021
We need a Grey New Deal
Mental illnesses do not receive the attention they deserve and they are treated as taboo, writes Gerhard Schratt.

Psychology - Career - 20.01.2021
Free online learning opportunities for staff this term
In this article we outline some of the bite-sized free online courses available to staff this term. Explore the full range of learning options available on our Learning and Development webpage.

Pedagogy - Psychology - 19.01.2021
Parental mental health worsens under new national COVID-19 restrictions
Parental stress, depression, and anxiety have again increased since new national restrictions have been introduced according to the latest report from the Oxford University-led COVID-19 Supporting Pa

Health - Psychology - 18.01.2021
Researchers launch Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre
Bell Let's Talk, McGill University, The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) and the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital are pleased to announce the official launch of the  Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre  (MMHRC).

Law - Psychology - 14.01.2021
Sexual harassment claims considered more credible if made by 'prototypical' women
Sexual harassment claims considered more credible if made by ’prototypical’ women
Women who are young, "conventionally attractive" and appear and act feminine are more likely to be believed when making accusations of sexual harassment, a new University of Washington-led study finds. That leaves people who don't fit the prototype potentially facing greater hurdles when trying to convince a workplace or court that they have been harassed.

Health - Psychology - 12.01.2021
Metabolism May Play Role in Recurrent Major Depression
UC MRPI award will develop advanced telehealth robots to protect healthcare workers and help isolated people connect with their communities Researchers at UC San Diego, UCLA, UC Irvine and San Diego

Psychology - Health - 11.01.2021
Mindfulness can improve mental health and wellbeing - but unlikely to work for everyone
Mindfulness can improve mental health and wellbeing - but unlikely to work for everyone
Mindfulness courses can reduce anxiety, depression and stress and increase mental wellbeing within most but not all non-clinical settings, say a team of researchers at the University of Cambridge.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 04.01.2021
Clinical criteria for diagnosing autism inadequate for people with genetic conditions
Clinical criteria for diagnosing autism inadequate for people with genetic conditions
People with certain genetic conditions are likely to have significant symptoms of autism, even if they do not meet all diagnostic criteria, a study concludes.

Psychology - 04.01.2021
Prof. Nicholas Epley explains why phone calls can connect us better than Zoom
Editor ' s note: This column is written by Nicholas Epley, the John Templeton Keller Professor of Behavioral Science.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 23.12.2020
Can’t draw a mental picture? Aphantasia causes blind spots in the mind’s eye
If you were asked to draw a picture of your grandparents' living room from memory, could you do it? For most people, certain details are easy to visualize: "There's a piano in the corner, a palm by the window and two seashells on the coffee table.

Psychology - Health - 22.12.2020
In shaky times, focus on past successes, if overly anxious, depressed
New study suggests focusing on past successes, instead of failures, improves decision making, especially for people with anxiety and depression. (iStockphoto) The more chaotic things get, the harder it is for people with clinical anxiety and/or depression to make sound decisions and to learn from their mistakes.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 17.12.2020
Female Language Style Promotes Visibility and Influence Online
Female Language Style Promotes Visibility and Influence Online
A female-typical language style promotes the popularity of talks in the digital context and turns out to be an underappreciated but highly effective tool for social influence. This was shown by UZH psychologists in an international study in which they analyzed 1,100 TED Talks. A large part of social interaction nowadays takes place digitally.

Psychology - Health - 17.12.2020
Significant increase in psychological stress in the second Covid-19 wave
Significant increase in psychological stress in the second Covid-19 wave
The latest survey by the University of Basel on psychological stress in the second Covid-19 wave has revealed that levels have increased significantly in comparison with the spring of this year. The proportion of people with severe depressive symptoms stood at 9% during lockdown in April, but this figure had risen to 18% in November.

Psychology - Pedagogy - 14.12.2020
Using play to “school” children's emotions
Using play to “school” children’s emotions
Pretend play promotes the development of socio-emotional competences in children aged five and six. Being socially and emotionally competent from an early age is likely to help children win acceptance by their peers, build better relationships with teachers, and facilitate academic learning.

Health - Psychology - 10.12.2020
Prioritizing Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Prioritizing Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic
The coronavirus is not only a risk for our physical health, but also affects our mental health and emotional well-being.

Psychology - Politics - 08.12.2020
The Brexit vote was never about 'head versus heart': new study
The Brexit vote was never about ’head versus heart’: new study
Perceived lack of trustworthy news sources led people to make 'gut instinct' decisions People understood emotions were heightened but voting choices weren't led by feelings Contrary to the prevailing

Health - Psychology - 04.12.2020
Majority feel they comply with Covid-19 rules better than others
More than nine in ten (92%) people grade their own compliance with Covid-19 lockdown restrictions as better than what they think the population average is, find UCL researchers as part of the Covid-19 Social Study.

Campus - Psychology - 18.11.2020
’Hack Your Life’ Helps Students with Health, Academics
A new course at Carnegie Mellon University helps students find new ways to see the world and live a happy, healthy and fulfilling life The new Dietrich College course titled "Hack Your Life: The Scie

Pedagogy - Psychology - 16.11.2020
Return to school sees improvement in children’s mental health
Mental health difficulties in children increased during the first national lockdown (between March and June 2020), but have decreased since.  The latest report from the Co-SPACE study highlights that for participating primary school aged children: Over the course of the first national lockdown (March - June 2020), behavioural and restless/attentional difficulties increased, while most children were not attending school.

Psychology - 10.11.2020
Pessimistic tendencies predict bipolar disorder relapse
Relapse in people with bipolar disorder can be predicted accurately by their tendency towards having pessimistic beliefs, according to a new study involving UCL researchers.

Psychology - 10.11.2020
Sharp decline in mental health for young Australians
COVID-19 is continuing to lead to worsening mental health outcomes for young Australians, with the highest levels of psychological distress for 18- to 24-year-olds observed this year, new analysis from The Australian National University (ANU) shows. The analysis from a survey of more than 3,000 Australians found psychological distress among 18- to 24-year olds jumped from 14.6 in August to 15.7 in October.