Chemical ‘messengers’ called neurotransmitters help regulate our emotions – but scientists have noticed a disruption to their levels in people with chronic pain.
Why do some people make the same bad choices over and over? An inability to see how actions lead to outcomes, rather than recklessness, could be to blame.
Bias is a psychological process detectable in individual judgements. Noise is a different phenomenon affecting human decisions.
UNSW Sydney has excelled in the 2021 ShanghaiRanking’s Global Rankings of Academic Subjects, appearing in 52 of the 54 subjects ranked for the fourth consecutive year.
It's helpful to remember you're in an unusual situation with no perfect map of how to cope, or a 'right' or 'wrong' way to get through it.
A special event for UNSW’s mental health month will explore the links between diet and mental health.
Why is it so hard to control our thoughts? New research led by UNSW Sydney shows suppressed thoughts could be hiding in the visual part of our brains – without us even knowing.
New research suggests people with autism may not have as much difficulty imagining the thoughts of others as previously believed.
With last summer’s bushfires largely out of the headlines, has the psychological distance people might feel towards climate change increased?
Face pareidolia – the phenomenon of seeing faces in everyday objects – uses the same brain processes that we use to recognise and interpret other ‘real’ human faces.