ANU experts on National Psychology Week
Some of Australia’s leading psychology experts discuss the issues highlighted by National Psychology Week and their latest research.
Stress a predictor of body dissatisfaction in adolescents
Adolescence. A time we all remember well. A period of sudden, novel and uncontrollable changes in physical, emotional, academic and social domains.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Changing environments a challenge for the brain
The brain is constantly dealing with challenges that we are probably unaware of.
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?
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