Can differences in brain chemistry explain the sensation seeking behaviour seen in theme parks?
Drinking alcohol in pregnancy may have a drastic impact on babies' brain development. But too often Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is overlooked as a cause of children's behavioural and learning issues
What happens when people face extraordinary danger and uncertainty? How can they survive mentally? A psychologist explains
It's not just what you consume, but how you consume that determines the joy you experience and whether it lasts
Health warnings on packaged foods can help us make healthier choices – but it’s negative messaging that really drives the point home
The practical skills you needs to prevent and overcome depression
Depression can be defeated. Dr Michael Yapko draws on 40 years of experience and the latest research to reveal the factors that fuel the mood disorder and the simple psychological skills that help people recover
Complex needs and a lack of training contribute to the failure to detect and treat mental health issues among the aged in care
Simple psychological rules that help keep things under control
We all like to help others. But, when it comes to mental health, what steps can we take to support ourselves? Psychological research has revealed a range of approaches that can help you stay mentally healthy and make the most out of your life.