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  1. 3 January 2019 - Education

    Adapting yourself to take action on the environment

    Wanting to take action on climate change and the environment is the easy bit, doing it is harder. Here a University of Melbourne expert outlines an action model

  2. 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.

  3. 22 September 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Getting real on strawberry needle risk

    Australia's strawberry needle scare is a case of risk perceptions running ahead of the actual risk, explains a University of Melbourne researcher.

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 5 June 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    The right frame of mind(fulness)

    A single-minded approach to mindfulness could bring big benefits if adopted by business, government and industry.