Is a fear of heights learnt - or passed down from your ancestors? Psychologists are in debate
Constantly texting your friends about problems may be increasing your anxiety
Managing uncertainty is a critical component of resilience
Are you suffering separation anxiety?
Partners, parents, even a pet: one in 20 Australians struggle to cope with being apart from their loved ones
What is mindfulness? Nobody really knows, and that’s a problem
The hype is ahead of the evidence when it comes to mindfulness and psychological problems
Should you be ‘nudged’ into better health?
Giving consumers a subtle push towards healthy decisions is not without without ethical downsides
Why we remember our youth as one big hedonistic party
Our selective memories prioritise those exciting early memories
What is hedonism and how does it affect your health?
Hedonists get a bad rap: psychology shows that taking pleasure can help your mental health
How to soothe yourself to sleep
Your field guide to insomnia
Do different drinks make you different drunk?
Some alcohol has been unfairly maligned: the depressant effect is the same whatever the drink. But there are fascinating psychological reasons you may think otherwise
How psychology gave me the edge
For Olympian Libby Trickett, regular mental health checks have been her secret weapon - in the water and out