School of Psychology

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The potential for being judged online could be affecting the ability of adolescents to concentrate on everyday tasks, a study by UNSW Sydney researchers finds.

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Research combining wearable eye-tracking technology and AI body detection software suggests our eyes aren’t drawn to the faces of passers-by as much as previously thought.

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As with all chronic conditions, a focus on cognitive and mental health should be part of ongoing care.

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Content celebrating diverse body types on social media can improve body satisfaction in young women, a new study from UNSW Sydney finds.

NRMRC Ideas Grants

20 UNSW academics receive NHMRC Ideas Grants for research in medicine and health, and science.

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It seems like no-one is mentioning the dark days of lockdowns. But it’s worth sharing our feelings as we look to an uncertain future.

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A better understanding of loneliness can help us identify when our social needs might be going unmet.

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The new 2022 Fellows have been elected in recognition of their excellence in the social sciences.

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Phobias are when fears become excessive and interrupt daily life. A new review shows one longer session of exposure is as effective and more time-efficient than shorter sessions.

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Commonwealth Bank data shows the Australians who withdrew super spent more, but paid down their debt.

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