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  1. 2 May 2018 - Inside Business

    It's official: Power creates a narcissist

    Power increases narcissism among people with high testosterone levels, University of Melbourne research has found, so watch out for self-obsessed managers.

  2. 30 April 2018 - Go Figure

    Why moaning about work can actually be good for you

    University of Melbourne research shows moaning can help teams bond in the workplace and process negative emotions, and that humour plays an important role too.

  3. 19 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    From jail cell to emergency room: Too many injuries after release from prison

    University of Melbourne research finds those released from Australian prisons who have mental illness & substance use problems are more likely to suffer injury.

  4. Podcast11 April 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Sorting fact from fiction in a post-truth world

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast features cognitive psychologist Stephan Lewandowsky on why we believe fake news.

  5. 9 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Who should own research data?

    Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the rise of personal sensors, a University of Melbourne expert asks whether data should belong to participants

  6. 19 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Sensors and big data are showing how our minds work

    Big Data and sensing tech is revolutionising psychology; University of Melbourne researchers are applying it to probe our minds from memories to mental illness

  7. 22 December 2017 - Go Figure

    Do you really get sick as soon as you go on holiday?

    Does it ever seem that as soon as you take a break, you get sick? University of Melbourne experts look at some of the reasons it feels this way.

  8. 18 December 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why kids genuinely ‘can’t wait’ for Christmas

    University of Melbourne psychology expert explains why, when it comes to memory and time, children and adults really are living in different time streams

  9. 14 December 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    We wish you a stress-free Christmas

    Christmas time can be a source of stress and even ill-health, but a University of Melbourne expert recommends simple steps to a more relaxing festive period.

  10. 13 December 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    5 ways to cope with disappointing Year 12 results

    Receiving disappointing VCE or HSC results at the end of Year 12 can be devastating but there are ways to cope, says a University of Melbourne expert.