Why do New Year's resolution notoriously fail and how do we make sure we stick to them? Dr Lisa A Williams from UNSW School of Psychology explains the psychological reasons why your New Year's resolutions might actually work.
Dr Lisa A. Williams has been appointed Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for UNSW Science, the first appointment of its kind for the faculty.
Darkness can bring out the worst in us, and the nighttime announcement of a US grand jury decision could have exacerbated the ensuing social unrest, writes Lisa Williams.
Our social identities lie at the core of many psychological processes, including the emotional reactions of football fans to their teams' victories and losses, writes Lisa Williams.
Science suggests winking is an inherently ambiguous gesture and context makes all the difference to interpretation, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott has discovered.
A computer algorithm that can identify complex emotions from facial expressions is a step towards improving the human-machine interface, write Lisa Williams and Eliza Bliss-Moreau.