Social Sciences and Psychology

Psychology - Sep 17
Children growing up in families with expensive homes have fewer emotional and behavioural problems, finds new research led by the UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) based at the UCL Social Research Institute. The study, published today in Child Development, is one of the first to look at the links between family wealth and children's development.
Psychology - Sep 7

Researchers from Oxford University have found that, during lockdown, teenagers mental health is struggling compared to their parents.

Social Sciences - Sep 1
Social Sciences

Many people misunderstand the relationship between religion, scripture and violence, a new book argues.

Psychology - Sep 4

Unequal compensation reduces people's motivation to work, even among those who stand to benefit from unfair advantages, finds a new UCL-led study. The researchers found that large disparities in rewards offered for the same task reduce people's happiness, which in turn reduce their willingness to work, in the study published in PLOS One .

Social Sciences - Sep 1

Teenage girls are just as likely to suffer with endometriosis as adult women, a finding which UCL and University of Birmingham researchers say is surprising and could help doctors provide better treatments for younger patients.


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