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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.