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Psychology - Health - 18.08.2016
Designing better ways to let go of digital memories than ‘delete’
Researchers are looking at better ways of helping grieving people let go of emotionally-charged digital content after the death of loved ones or the break-up of relationships.

Art and Design - Psychology - 05.08.2016
Opinion: Musical genres are out of date - but this new system explains why you might like both jazz and hip hop
David Greenberg (Department of Psychology) discusses the problems of labeling music by genre. It's hard to pinpoint the exact time in history when genre labels were used to classify music, but the fact is that over the past century, and certainly still today, genre labels dominate.

Psychology - Life Sciences - 03.08.2016
Peter Pan and Wendy: how J M Barrie understood and demonstrated keys aspects of cognition
In a fascinating study of J M Barrie's classic works for children, Dr Rosalind Ridley (Newnham College) reveals that the creator of Peter Pan, and a panoply of other characters, had a deep understandi

Psychology - Mechanical Engineering - 21.07.2016
Driving through Twentieth-Century Consciousness
Although driving is now more commonly associated with road-rage than relaxation - at least in congested urban areas - research into the ways in which the concentration required for driving can positively direct and structure thought raises interesting questions for a 'driverless' future.

Health - Psychology - 17.07.2016
Podcast of 2016 Disability Lecture now available
Mental ill-health was the focus of the annual Oxford University Disability Lecture 2016, which was given by Professor Linda Gask and introduced by Oxford's Vice-Chancellor Professor Louise Richardson.

Psychology - 01.07.2016
How to start healing those Brexit family rifts
A difference in values can be a major stumbling block for family relationships, writes Dr Lucy Blake from the Centre for Family Research for The Conversation website, and these may have been exacerbated in the recent Brexit debate.

Psychology - 01.07.2016
Opinion: How to start healing those Brexit family rifts
A difference in values can be a major stumbling block for family relationships, writes Dr Lucy Blake from the Centre for Family Research for The Conversation website, and these may have been exacerbated in the recent Brexit debate.

Health - Psychology - 14.06.2016

Health - Psychology - 10.06.2016
Opinion: Women are far more anxious than men - here’s the science
Olivia Remes (Cambridge Institute of Public Health) discusses why women are almost twice as likely to experience anxiety as men. Anxiety disorders - defined by excessive fear, restlessness, and muscle tension - are debilitating, disabling, and can increase the risk for depression and suicide. They are some of the most common mental health conditions around the world, affecting around four out of every 100 people and costing the health care system and job employers over US$42 billion each year.

Health - Psychology - 01.06.2016
Early screening spots emergency workers at greater risk of mental illness
Study offers new direction for preventative interventions to increase mental resilience to stress and trauma Emergency services workers who are more likely to suffer episodes of mental ill health later in their careers can be spotted in the first week of training. That's the conclusion of a Wellcome Trust funded study carried out with trainee paramedics.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 27.05.2016
Talking to ourselves and voices in our heads
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Health - Psychology - 20.05.2016
Free film screening for Cardiff residents
The University is hosting a free screening of Disney Pixar's Inside Out for Cardiff residents to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week.

Health - Psychology - 17.05.2016
Recruitment appeal for the REACT trial for mental illness
Relatives and close friends of people with psychosis or bipolar disorder are being invited to take part in a new initiative to help support them online.

Psychology - 17.05.2016
CREST grant success for University
The University is set to receive one of the first grants from the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST).

Health - Psychology - 16.05.2016
Sharp rise in UK teen poisonings over past 20 years, particularly among girls
The number of teenage poisonings over the past 20 years in the UK has risen sharply, particularly among girls, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Nottingham.

Health - Psychology - 12.05.2016
Promoting mental health and wellbeing in schools
A new research trial is underway to evaluate the effectiveness of training for teachers to recognise the sign and symptoms of mental health problems in colleagues and students.

Health - Psychology - 12.05.2016
Can psychological therapies help people who self-harm?
A review by the respected Cochrane organisation, and led by Oxford University Professor of Psychiatry Keith Hawton, has found that psychological therapies, more commonly known as 'talking treatments', may help people who self-harm. Self-harm is intentional self-poisoning or self-injury. Many people who are admitted to hospital because of this are at an increased risk of self-harming again and of suicide.

Health - Psychology - 12.05.2016
Whistleblowers’ mental health attacked by firms
The WBS website uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site, we will assume that you consent to the use of cookies in line with our cookie policy. Far from being protected whistleblowers are attacked by firms retaliating Study found some were driven to contemplating suicide Research finds many forced to leave jobs after revealing wrongdoing Bullying, harassment and isolation used against whistleblowers Organisations demonise whistleblowers leaving some suicidal in an attempt to paint them as mentally ill and discredit their claims, according to new research.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 09.05.2016
Psychologists versus Terrorists
Paris, France - Nov 13, 2015: French president Francois Hollande pictured on TV addressing the nation after a series of terrorist attacks. Article outlines seven ways psychology research could beat terrorism  Social psychology can provide vital insights for policy-makers in the fight against terrorism according to psychologists from the University of Kent and University of Oxford.

Psychology - Health - 09.05.2016
Prof Greenberg speaks at Invictus Games 2016
Professor Neil Greenberg of King's College London and the Royal College of Psychiatrists joined figures from the worlds of royalty, sports, entertainment and politics at an international Invictus Games symposium on Sunday (8 May) hosted by the Bush Institute in Orlando, Florida.

Health - Psychology - 09.05.2016
Unique competition to showcase pioneering University research
Unique competition to showcase pioneering University research
50 images of research will go on display this week (Thursday 12 May) at The Edge for an innovative exhibition showcasing how research from our University is making a difference locally, nationally and internationally.

Psychology - 03.05.2016
How Leicester won the league - a psychological perspective
How Leicester won the league - a psychological perspective
How Leicester won the league - a psychological perspective University of Sussex psychologist Will Thomas, who researches elite team performance, on the psychology of Leicester's Premier League title win.

Health - Psychology - 28.04.2016
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy linked to reduced risk of depressive relapse
The largest meta-analysis so far of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for recurrent depression has found that MBCT is an effective treatment option that can help prevent the recurrence of major depression. The study, led by Oxford University and supported by researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), used anonymised individual patient data from nine randomized trials of MBCT.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 27.04.2016
Opinion: There are also drawbacks to being bilingual
Tomas Folke (Department of Psychology) and Julia Ouzia (Anglia Ruskin University) discuss the cognitive disadvantages that may be associated with learning more than one language. The ability to speak more than one language certainly has its perks. It enables you to work in another country, for example, interact with people while travelling, or consume foreign media.

Health - Psychology - 27.04.2016
Risks of mental health problems in military personnel reduce with length of service
The risk of developing a mental health problem among people who have served in the Armed Forces is greatest in veterans who have served for the shortest period of time and becomes less with longer service, according to a study by the University of Glasgow. Mental health outcomes in serving personnel and those who have recently left the services have been studied extensively.

Health - Psychology - 25.04.2016
Mental health 'first aid' for teachers focus of new study
Mental health ’first aid’ for teachers focus of new study
Researchers from the University of Bristol have begun a trial to find out how well a training and support package for teachers works in recognising and combatting mental health problems.

Health - Psychology - 25.04.2016
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy linked to reduced risk of depression relapse
The largest meta-analysis so far of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for recurrent depression has found that MBCT is an effective treatment option that can help prevent the recurrence of major depression. The study used anonymised individual patient data from nine randomized trials of MBCT.

Health - Psychology - 12.04.2016
Living with adversity: What Tupac and Eminem can tell us about risk factors for mental health
Hip-hop artists Tupac and Eminem are among the most iconic music artists of the past two decades, and as Dr Akeem Sule and Dr Becky Inkster, co-founders of HIP-HOP-PSYCH , write, their lyrics can prov

Economics / Business - Psychology - 07.04.2016
Spending for smiles: money can buy happiness after all
Money really can buy happiness when spending fits our personality, finds a study based on 77,000 UK bank transactions. Spending can increase our happiness when it is spent on goods and services that fit our personalities and so meet our psychological needs. Joe Gladstone People who spent more money on purchases which matched their personality were happier, found the study , published in the journal Psychological Science .

Philosophy - Psychology - 06.04.2016
Study helps explain why we favour a black and white approach to morality
Would you kill one innocent person to save five? Choose your answer wisely: your popularity may depend on it. New research from Oxford University shows people gauge others' trustworthiness based on their moral judgements. The findings can help explain why snap judgements about morality tend to be based on a set of absolute moral rules (such as 'don't kill innocent people'), even if we might make different decisions when given more time.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 04.04.2016
Getting under the skin of London commuters
Getting under the skin of London commuters
Four million people travel on the Tube every day and Imperial researchers are trying to understand how they make decisions and adapt to disruptions.

Health - Psychology - 01.04.2016
Psychotic disorders in minority groups: the high price of being an ’outsider’
Immigrant groups experience a high incidence of mental illness. Hannah Jongsma (Department of Psychiatry) is looking at data from an international study of the distribution of psychotic disorders. She suggests that 'psychosocial disempowerment' might be a powerful contributing factor to raised levels in minority communities.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 25.03.2016
What are the risks of growing up in Interface Communities?
A joint report produced by the University of Liverpool's Institute of Irish Studies , Queen's University Belfast and the University of Notre Dame, Indiana released today (Friday, 25 March) sheds new light on the risks encountered by young people and children growing up in places of high religious segregation.

Health - Psychology - 24.03.2016
Lesbian, gay or bisexual individuals twice as likely to suffer mental health issues
Lesbian, gay or bisexual individuals twice as likely to suffer mental health issues
Adults who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) are twice as likely as heterosexual adults to suffer from anxiety or depression, according to research from UCL, London Metropolitan University and Public Health England.  The study, published today in BMC Psychiatry, highlights the need for healthcare policy to address the needs of the LGB community.

Health - Psychology - 21.03.2016
Becoming an Expert: Sarah Allen on doctor-patient communication
Becoming an Expert: Sarah Allen on doctor-patient communication
PhD student, Sarah Allen, is exploring socioeconomic differences in doctor-patient communication with head and neck cancer patients to understand whether these differences can be reduced using the Patient Concerns Inventory (PCI). "Before starting my PhD I gained a Masters in Health Psychology at the University of Hull while volunteering at a hospice in my home town.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 11.03.2016
Solving the tinnitus enigma - world leading experts to share new research at Nottingham conference
Experts in tinnitus - ringing in the ears - are gathering in Nottingham next week for the first ever European research conference on the condition.

Health - Psychology - 11.03.2016
Experts gather to discuss future of veterans' mental health
Leading experts in the field of veterans' mental health gathered at King's College London yesterday (Thursday 10th March 2016) to explore how services for Veterans and Service Families could be improved.

Economics / Business - Psychology - 09.03.2016
Society can have a strong influence on how honest we are, says a new study
The societies we live in can have a direct influence on how dishonest people may be, according to a new study from The University of Nottingham. The study ' Intrinsic Honesty and the Prevalence of Rule Violations across Societies ' found that people from more corrupt societies were likely to be more dishonest than those from societies where rule-breaking is frowned upon.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 09.03.2016
Is educational neuroscience a waste of money?
Is educational neuroscience a waste of money?
Educational neuroscience has little to offer schools or children's education, according to new research from the University of Bristol.

Psychology - Economics / Business - 04.03.2016
Emotion must be part of a new wave of strategy tools
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Health - Psychology - 01.03.2016
University welcomes Shadow Mental Health Minister
Luciana Berger MP visits new Brain Research Imaging Centre Shadow Cabinet Minister for Mental Health Luciana Berger MP has visited the University to see first-hand how investment in world-class facilities will make a real difference in helping researchers better understand mental illness. Luciana Berger visited Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre, the new £44m facility which hosts a combination of equipment unique in Europe.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 23.02.2016
Brain, body and mind: understanding consciousness
A bedside device that measures 'brain signatures' could help diagnose patients who have consciousness disorders - such as a vegetative state - to work out the best course of treatment and to support family counselling.  The patient might be awake, but to what extent are they aware? Can they hear, see, feel? And if they are aware, does their level of awareness equate to their long-term prognosis? Srivas Chennu In 10 minutes, Srivas Chennu can work out what's going on inside your head.

Health - Psychology - 12.02.2016
Street Triage reduces police detentions at no additional cost
The Government's 'street triage'initiative - which sees mental health nurses accompany police officers to incidents where people need mental health support - could reduce police detentions without increasing cost to the public purse, suggests a new study by researchers from King's College London. Street triage aims to provide faster and more effective assessment, support and access to appropriate mental health services, and to reduce the need for people to be detained under Section 136 of the Mental Health Act (MHA).

Psychology - Life Sciences - 02.02.2016
Sussex brains behind Wellcome Collection exhibition on consciousness
Sussex brains behind Wellcome Collection exhibition on consciousness
Sussex brains behind Wellcome Collection exhibition on consciousness Neuroscientists at the University of Sussex are among the brains behind a major new exhibition on consciousness, which opens in London this week.

Health - Psychology - 02.02.2016
Viewpoint: When teenagers and antidepressants are not a good mix
Viewpoint: When teenagers and antidepressants are not a good mix
Professor Peter Kinderman, University of Liverpool's Institute of Psychology, Health and Society: "We have an absolute moral imperative to alleviate human suffering. Most of all for children. How a society treats its children is a benchmark of humanity. And our success in medical science is astounding.

Law - Psychology - 29.01.2016
Comment: The twin tax headaches HMRC needs to resolve
Wendy Bradley, a PhD candidate of tax simplification and regulation at the University of Sheffield, comments on the challenges facing HMRC when collecting tax and pursuing tax avoiders as well as the agency's search for a new chief executive.

Psychology - 26.01.2016
Genocide survivor to give talk at The University of Nottingham
The University of Nottingham is welcoming Rwandan sociologist, psychotherapist and survivor of the 1994 genocide, Esther Mujawayo, to give a talk about her experiences.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 18.01.2016
Witnessing deadly Hajj crush led to a degree at Sussex
Witnessing deadly Hajj crush led to a degree at Sussex
Witnessing deadly Hajj crush led to a degree at Sussex "I cannot describe the horror of walking amongst the bodies of 346 dead pilgrims, with others injured and traumatized.

Psychology - 14.01.2016
Transparency in research
New initiative to revolutionise scientific research through openness A group of researchers led by Cardiff University are attempting to revolutionise scientific research. Today they launch 'The Peer Reviewers' Openness Initiative' (PRO) with the aim of increasing the quality and efficiency of scientific research through the spread of open and transparent research practices.