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.
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.
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
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
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.
Why kids genuinely ‘can’t wait’
University of Melbourne psychology expert explains why, when it comes to memory and time, children and adults really are living in different time streams
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.
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.
Uncovering the brain biology of eating disorders
Brain imaging and advances in genetics are starting to uncover the potential biological drivers of eating disorders, including a potential biomarker in our eyes
Why feeling pain is key to our happiness
University of Melbourne psychologist Dr Brock Bastian on the value of experiencing pain and accepting unpleasantness in our pursuit of pleasure and happiness.