The other side of happiness
University of Melbourne psychologist Brock Bastian explains how life’s painful and difficult experiences play a very important role in producing happiness
The moral status of human-monkey chimeras
As scientists create a human-monkey chimera, University of Melbourne experts say the research raises the ethical issue of how should we treat other life forms.
Putting the real in fantasy superheroes
The late great Stan Lee’s superheroes are grounded in emotional reality and an optimism that we can still save the world, says a University of Melbourne expert
Is there such a thing as a ‘private life’ if you’re in public office?
The recent cases of Barnaby Joyce and Brett Guerin show something about the concept of 'office' today is deeply amiss, argues a University of Melbourne expert.
The moral dilemma: Monopoly or Zombies
Games from the classic Monopoly to first-person shooter games such as Fallout 4 offer an exciting way to explore your morality in a realistic way