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  • Associate Professor Stefan Bode

    Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, Head of Decision Neuroscience Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne

  1. 12 July 2023 - Health & Medicine

    The very real pain of not knowing

    New University of Melbourne research suggests we might choose to endure physical pain over the ‘pain of not knowing’ when it comes to finding out information.

  2. 29 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Anticipating our emotions

    Our brain activity suggests that we can prepare ourselves for situations in which we will need to control our emotions, University of Melbourne researchers find

  3. 10 October 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Unlocking the secret to changing our minds

    Understanding the power of how we change our minds is closer after University of Melbourne and University College London research identified the neural patterns

  4. 11 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How difficult decisions change our brains

    New University of Melbourne research finds making a difficult choice between two desirable things can change the way our brains think about future preferences.

  5. 11 June 2018 - Science Matters

    Does the smell of blood make us hungry?

    Does smelling the scent of blood make us hungry, even for vegetables? Maybe, says an exploratory pilot study run by University of Melbourne research students

  6. 24 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Would graphic warnings on unhealthy food make you think again?

    University of Melbourne and Cancer Council Victoria study shows that health warning labels on packaged foods work, encouraging people to make healthier choices

  7. 29 October 2016 - Inside Business

    Using finance and psychology to fight fat

    Psychology is being married with financial modelling to see how dietary choices could help the fight against obesity.

  8. 25 July 2016 - Inside Business

    Finance + Psychology: Finding a way to fight obesity

    Could we be on our way to combating or controlling obesity? Researchers have discovered how the environment impacts obese people differently to others.

  9. 7 October 2015 - Inside Business

    Bubbly personality: how our biology hits budgets

    New research is taking the human element of financial decision-making into consideration, by combining economics with psychology and neuroscience.