Why do we say things we later regret?
Why do we say things we shouldn't? In a series of experiments University of Melbourne research finds that being aroused makes us less careful about what we say.
Wellbeing survey of Australia’s judiciary reveals risk of distress and burnout
University of Melbourne survey of the wellbeing of judges and magistrates shows judiciary coping well with high stress, but many show risk of distress, burnout
How technology is boosting our young people’s wellbeing
One in five young people experience anxiety and depression linked to their school life; University of Melbourne research is using technology to boost wellbeing.
Are we taking care of the carers?
Carers and support workers in disability and aged care are crucial but University of Melbourne research suggests working conditions are taking a mental toll.
The mental cost of keeping a secret
On average, we keep around 17 secrets we've been told; but according to new University of Melbourne research, they often comes with strings attached.
Holiday stress and how to beat it
The chaos of Christmas can leave many of us feeling stressed, but a University of Melbourne expert says some simple changes can make a world of difference.
Teaching your child to cope
Parents and teachers can help young people learn coping skills to better deal with the stresses of everyday life, says a University of Melbourne expert.
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.
What is mindfulness? Nobody really knows, and that’s a problem
Mindfulness is all the rage in mainstream Western culture, but University of Melbourne research raises questions over how poorly defined and researched it is.