There is no ‘normal’
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside finds dreams, hallucinations or reality are a product of the same thing – so there's no such thing as normal.
Mental Health ≠ Wellbeing
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the tendency to link mental health and wellbeing as an inseparable conceptual couple, when they're not.
The difficulty with measuring creativity
An international study including the University of Melbourne aimed to establish a unique new way of measuring problem-solving ability and creative potential.
New hope for treating PTSD
Posttraumatic stress disorder treatment usually focuses on the traumatic experience, but world-first University of Melbourne research may offer an alternative.
Judicial stress falls heaviest on magistrates
A survey of Australian judicial officers finds magistrates are the most vulnerable to stress and burnout, according to University of Melbourne research
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
Trust betrayed: Attacked from the inside out
Women are exposed to a particularly insidious and damaging trauma when subjected to Intimate Partner Sexual Violence, says University of Melbourne expert.
What a friend experiencing abuse needs most is an ally
Women subject to Intimate Partner Violence often rely on friends but it can be difficult for friends to know how to respond say University of Melbourne experts.
Finding friendship in art and algorithms
Eavesdrop on Ideas explores the vital nature of friendship and community, not just with other humans but also our connections to nature, algorithms and art.
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'.