Behaviour

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Health & Medicine

How fear-appeal advertising works

The research shows that using fear in advertising can be effective in changing behaviour, but it needs to be done well

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Education

Emerging from COVID-19 and taking the chance to change

Across Australia, restrictions are loosening and now is a good time to take stock of how COVID-19 has changed our lives – and where we go from here

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Education

Embracing a new normal in ourselves and communities

COVID-19 restrictions have gone on long enough to establish new habits. So what do we want to keep doing and stop doing, both individually and as a community?

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Health & Medicine

More sleep, less bad behaviour

New research finds adequate sleep may minimise the impact of many childhood behaviour problems

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Education

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Under the Microscope

Struggling in school: Helping every student learn

Dr Shiralee Poed’s concern for students with special needs and behavioural challenges is the key driver for her work in education

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Arts & Culture

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Podcast

Reclaiming passion as a driver of human behaviour

A philosopher of the emotions on the roots of passion and how it may explain certain modern psychiatric conditions

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Education

Getting school refusers back to class

How a ground-breaking intervention program is working with families and schools to get children learning again

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Sciences & Technology

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Podcast

The necessity of kindness

Altruism in animals, insects and beyond

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Business & Economics

The (good) F-word

There is both beauty and necessity in that other F-word – FAILURE – and a need to make it a part of our innovation conversation

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Education

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Podcast

Spying on the classroom for better student outcomes

How observing student interactions is bringing new insights into effective learning and teaching

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