Psychological research is investigating whether young children can show sighs of implicit bias
Partners, parents, even a pet: one in 20 Australians struggle to cope with being apart from their loved ones
Giving consumers a subtle push towards healthy decisions is not without without ethicals downsides
The risks of disasters is rising along with climate change. But there are many personal barriers to a timely and effective evacuation from danger
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
Fights between children serve an important purpose, writes Dr Lyn O’Grady MAPS. It’s one way that children learn to resolve problems, and negotiating conflicts with each other also helps them to work out their place in the family. Some siblings get along more easily than others. This can depend on factors such as temperament and the way…
Halloween is a boon for behavioural scientists
Smartphones are proving useful educational tools - but psychological research highlights the risk of their presence on the classroom
Anti-social behaviour online - trolling, cyberbullying - is a growing concerning phenomenon but research shows ignoring these mostly faceless angry attention-seekers could be the best response.
Violent lone wolf extremists are looking for acknowledgment and attention as they feel overlooked, aggrieved and insignificant.