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    School of Psychological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne

  1. 11 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    What is mindfulness? Nobody really knows, and that’s a problem

    Mindfulness is all the rage in mainstream Western culture, but University of Melbourne research raises questions over how poorly defined and researched it is.

  2. Podcast18 May 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Five things about...Poo

    Why is poo a taboo? University of Melbourne's Prof Nick Haslam and PhDc Naomi Francis from the Nossal Institute discuss all things fecal.

  3. 9 February 2017 - Science Matters

    The science behind love songs

    Valentine's Day is full of love songs. This is how love works on our mind, body and soul ... and why we want to write beautiful music about it.

  4. 21 October 2016 - Go Figure

    Why we show the whites of our eyes

    Of all the animals, only humans obviously show the whites of our eyes, making it easier for us to communicate and deceive with just glance.

  5. 13 October 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    The secret life of the professor

    Code-breaking and the Enigma machine, clandestine missions and scouring Hitler’s lair – all this before Oscar Oeser came to the University of Melbourne.

  6. 15 January 2016 - Go Figure

    Now we know: Why we stand in queues

    Queueing is an everyday social norm, governed by unspoken rules promoting efficiency and equality – and why queue jumpers make us really angry.

  7. 5 October 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    When help is just a touch away

    A new platform developed by health and digital experts means young people with mental health issues can connect with peers and access advice and support.