Psychology

Photo by Lloyd Morgan on flickr.
22
May

Newly separated most at risk of suicidal thoughts

Research has found men and women are most likely to have suicidal thoughts within a year of a marriage or de-facto relationship breakup.

Professor Michael Kyrios.
31
Mar

ANU appoints Michael Kyrios to head Psychology

Professor Michael Kyrios has been appointed Director of the Research School of Psychology in the College of Medicine, Biology and Environment.

Roulette wheel courtesy Håkan Dahlström on flickr
31
Mar

Problem gamblers: does self-exclusion work?

ANU researchers are investigating how self-exclusion works for Canberra’s problem gamblers, and if they receive the right kind of support.

Filed under: All subjects, ANU, Health, Psychology

An image from the bushfire trauma video.
05
Mar

Kylie the kangaroo to help kids beat bushfire trauma

As the Australian bushfire season draws to a close, a new animated video from the ANU-based Trauma and Grief Network will help parents and children recover from the trauma of a bushfire.

Filed under: ANU, Humanities, Psychology, Science

Motorcyclist photo by Elvert Barnes via flickr http://bit.ly/1gFqX7i
03
Feb

Motorcyclists find safety in numbers

New research has helped explain the frequency of motorcycle collisions with cars, finding drivers are slower to notice motorbikes when there are fewer motorbikes on the road.

Photo by _DJ_ via Flickr.
06
Dec
2013

Changing environments a challenge for the brain

The brain is constantly dealing with challenges that we are probably unaware of.

Photo via Flicker user D. Sharon Pruitt
02
Dec
2013

Older drivers under testing conditions

Independent and active, or a danger to the public? Do current tests for older drivers accurately assess their ability to drive safely?

Dr Evan Kidd. PHOTO BY DAVID PATERSON.
19
Nov
2013

Friendly faces

Find out how the benefits of childhood imaginary friends stick with you for life.

Mental Health
02
Oct
2013

Mental Health Guide to be launched

The ANUSA is launching its 2013 Mental Health Guide today at Union Court from 11.30am.

19
Sep
2013

Lifesaving online clinic

A healthy mind goes hand-in-hand with a healthy body and lifestyle. ANU researchers start online trial to help reduce the number of suicide deaths in Australia.

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