Psychology

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How do you know if your fears of coronavirus are out of control? And what can you do about it?

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A group of UNSW cross-discipline experts discuss the benefits of plants, gardening and green spaces during COVID-19.

family argument

The best way to avoid any family tensions at home is to know how to spot them building and then try to calm things down. Here are some tips on how to do that.

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Is it safe to nip out for milk? Should I download the COVIDSafe app? Is it OK to wear my pyjamas in a Zoom meeting? All these extra decisions are taking their toll.

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Research has shown if students are not given problem-solving opportunities after they have learnt the basics, their learning can decline.

New Year's Resolution

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.

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A psychologist weighs in on why our brain tells us to overeat during the holidays – and how we can manage those signals.

Dr Lisa A Williams

Does the perfect gift exist? Dr Lisa A Williams from UNSW School of Psychology gives her top tips for choosing the best gift.

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We found refugees with insecure visas had poorer mental health than refugees with secure visas. But social interaction with the wider community seems to help.

Dr Google

If Googling your health symptoms is taking over you're day-to-day life and is distressing you, here are some ways to get help.

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