The psychology of isolation
The need to self-isolate needn’t be a burden; it can be an opportunity for self-reflection and renewal. Here a University of Melbourne expert provides some tips
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.
What disaster movies can teach us about coping with COVID-19
Cinema may have lessons to teach us about working together to collectively overcome shared threats like the COVID pandemic says a University of Melbourne expert
Would you trust AI with your mental health?
A University of Melbourne expert says Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing a role in mental health care, but we have to balance ethical and privacy concerns.
What will it be like for teenagers of the future?
Through her research and a new novel, a University of Melbourne psychologist is exploring how teenagers respond to technology and social media in their lives.
A community acting against family violence
One Aboriginal community, in collaboration with University of Melbourne researchers, has co-designed an online family violence resource for their own people.
Unlocking the secret to changing our minds
Understanding the power of how we change our minds is closer after University of Melbourne and University College London research identified the neural patterns
The meaning in our stars
Humans have long seen meaning in the stars, showing difference and similarities across cultures; University of Melbourne researchers are looking at how and why?
Could your smartphone become your therapist?
Digital mental healthcare can potentially help people, but University of Melbourne research finds the relationship between patient and therapist remains key.
Can your personality be good, or bad, for your health?
The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey 2019 finds links between personality traits and the onset of illness, but experts say it's likely an indirect effect