Psychologists use a range of ‘assessment’ strategies and tools, including interviews, questionnaires and various tests to better understand what is happening for a client; for example, to diagnose a mental health problem or learning difficulty.
The Bystander Effect is a term that describes the phenomenon whereby individuals or groups of people ignore someone in distress (calling for help, being attacked, being abused) rather than going to help. Research has found that the more bystanders there are at an event the less likely any one person is to help. The term…
Creativity and innovation psychologist Amantha Imber is founder of the award-winning innovation consultancy Inventium. She uses practical, science-based tools to help some of Australia’s best known corporates uncover innovative ideas and is author of The Creativity Formula: 50 scientifically proven creativity boosters for work and for life.
Jocelyn Brewer MAPS introduces us to the concept of Digital Nutrition, an award-winning framework for teaching the principles of a healthy, balanced relationship with technology.
The lifestyle changes needed to improve our health can be hard to start and sustain. Here are our six steps to making healthy lifestyle changes.
Psychology is a scientific discipline and profession that focuses on human behaviour. Through rigorous research and practice, psychology aims to understand people’s thoughts, feelings and behaviour and enhance life by applying strategies and proven treatments to disorders as well as helping people improve their health, work, relationships and performance.
Small acts of rudeness and incivility in the office can have a negative effect on workplace wellbeing and morale.
Anger and aggression are normal human emotions that play an important role at times but can cause problems if they become uncontrollable and lead to violence.