Psychology

Psychology

Psychology - Feb 24
Psychology
Campaigners used quasi-religious and mythological themes to create a ‘Brexit religion' with the National Health Service (NHS) at its heart - persuading people to support Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, according to a new study.
Psychology - Feb 23

Fake news stories are more likely to be believed and consequently shared on social media if readers think they have seen them before, research suggests.

Social Sciences - Psychology - Feb 19
Social Sciences - Psychology

Boys who regularly play video games at age 11 are less likely to develop depressive symptoms three years later, finds a new study led by a UCL researcher.

Psychology - Health - Feb 17

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB*) people are significantly more likely to have mental health conditions and report alcohol and drug misuse than heterosexual people - finds a new study led by UCL researchers in collaboration with the University of East Anglia and City, University.

Psychology - Feb 22

PhD Candidate Aarron Toal on the psychology behind our cravings. In 2020, the UK Government announced a ban on junk food advertising before 9pm. This followed the ban on in-store deals like ‘buy one get one free' on unhealthy foods.

Environment - Psychology - Feb 18

Social media giant turn to behaviour and communication expert to help them tackle the dangerous anti-science myths that circulate online.   Facebook is in a unique position to counter the circulation of online misinformation Sander van der Linden Facebook has sought the help of experts on anti-environment propaganda, including a Cambridge psycholog

Social Sciences - Psychology - Feb 12

Bath psychologists have developed the first ever 'mind-reading questionnaire' to assess how well people understand what others are really thinking.


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