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Climate denialism - person with head in sand

Even those who don't question human-induced climate change can fall on the spectrum of climate denialism if they are all talk and no action, a UNSW psychology researcher argues.

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Research has identified a subtle behavioural pattern that indicates who will resign, and when.

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Temper tantrums, playground fights, or just seeming to delight in annoying others. Conduct problems in childhood can be a precursor of worse to come, writes Rhoshel Lenroot.

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Feeling queasy? How about deceitful? New research shows feelings of disgust can encourage unethical, self-interested behaviours, writes Lisa A Williams.

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UNSW child psychologist Mark Dadds features in a new documentary series on ABC TV that explores the controversial childhood condition Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

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Studies have shown that thinking about "smart" words can make you perform more intelligently in subsequent tasks, and vice versa. But it's a contentious area of research, writes Ben Newell.

The Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Mark Butler, will open the 11th Social Research Conference on HIV, hepatitis C and related diseases at the University of New South Wales this week (8-9 April).

High court judge, Justice Michael Kirby, will convene a high-level forum on the future of HIV/AIDS this week.