How to (sleigh) ride your emotions this Christmas
For people feeling down or stressed this COVID-normal holiday period, University of Melbourne experts have some evidence-based tips for managing your emotions.
The science of supporting others
University of Melbourne experts provide six evidence-based tips for providing support in times of extreme change –finding our ‘COVID normal'.
The ugly truth
We say looks don't matter but University of Melbourne research finds more evidence that they do; understanding our response to ugliness can help counteract it
Ever wondered what your pet is thinking?
An app by University of Melbourne researchers uses AI to analyse and interpret the facial expressions of your pet. And, yes, dogs are easier to read than cats.
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
Dealing with feelings about COVID-19
At a time when we feel we can’t manage our environment, there are still some effective ways to manage our feelings say University of Melbourne experts.
Do devices help us regulate our emotions?
Digital technologies help us work, play, socialise and relax; University of Melbourne researchers are now finding they may also help us regulate our emotions.
How to keep your head during COVID-19
In a crisis the first impulse can be fear or panic, but COVID-19 demands clear thought. A University of Melbourne expert explains how to adapt your own thinking
Exercising your emotions
University of Melbourne academic Dr Peter Koval champions emotional flexibility as the next step forward in psychological well-being.
How gender shapes our Facebook chats
Gender shapes our conversations on social media, a collaborative, worldwide study by psychologists and computer scientists shows.