School of Psychology

Covid testing for children

The thought of having a COVID-19 test can be harrowing for some children, but these helpful tips may help ease the nervousness. 

Advance care planning

A UNSW Sydney researcher has received a grant to make end of life planning more accessible for older adults.

Man with long COVID

A UNSW psychology researcher is behind neurocognitive testing recommendations that will help assess long COVID patients.

Woman looking depressed

A UNSW expert on post-traumatic stress and anxiety explains why this year’s lockdown is affecting everyone – and especially vulnerable groups – differently.

Dr Asheeta Prasad

National Science Week: meet neuroscientist Dr Asheeta Prasad, whose career has been shaped by childhood questions. 

sad woman with mask

A study has explored the mental health impact of COVID-19 on refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.

Woman working in front of computer

Studies show the way we remember and process information is greatly affected when we are in isolation.

a man stares at a gambling game on a screen in a dark room

How to inject more reality into gamblers’ overestimation of their chances of winning? One simple tool is feedback.

Doctor talking to patient

Psychology researchers advising the NSW government say a behavioural science model could prove the answer to increasing vaccination rates.

Woman buying multiple packs of toilet paper

‘Panic buying’ might be a normal human response to uncertainty, after all.

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