Over confidence can undermine effort and lead to poor results
We are easily tricked into wrongly believing we will recall particular information
Working memory is central to our functioning but it ebbs and flows over our lifespan
Attentive teachers and parents can help developing teenagers navigate academic disruption
Moments of pure absorption in your work provide powerful insights that help to boost your wellbeing and performance
Open-plan offices and hot-desking are taking a toll on workplace relationships. Modern offices are making workers less friendly rather than more, as they struggle with noise, distractions and a lack of belonging.
Our fast-changing world will require new responses. Critical thinking will be important to ensure we can navigate the complexities of modern times. But what is it?
Dr Kelly Allen MAPS says research shows that a sense of belonging is important to ensure young people thrive at school
A state of being totally absorbed in an activity, in which we feel both adequately challenged and equipped with the skills to meet the challenge. The concept forms part of ‘positive psychology’. Flow, also referred to as being in the zone, was developed by the psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi. He has linked achieving flow to increased…
Helping swimmers struggling with anxiety or poor performance, building team dynamics and minimising distractions in the athletes’ village are all in a day's work for sports psychologist Georgia Ridler at the Olympics.