Neuroscientists say the best way to study hallucinations is via lab models where they can be induced in anyone, anytime.
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Hoarding is a recognised mental health condition and should be treated as such – without the stigma associated with high-profile cases seen in the media, a UNSW clinical psychologist says.
Psychologists are hoping the UNSW Face Test will help unearth more of Australia’s top performers in facial recognition, known as super-recognisers.
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.
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.
Aphantasia – being blind in the mind’s eye – may be linked to more cognitive functions than previously thought, new research from UNSW Sydney shows.
A real-world trial has tested the effectiveness – and revealed the challenges – of adapting behavioural therapy to the online world.
Resilience is an adaptive process usually developed over a lifetime – but we’re taking a crash-course in it now.