The link between mental imagery and emotions may be closer than we thought.
Neuroscientists say the best way to study hallucinations is via lab models where they can be induced in anyone, anytime.
The most-read stories of 2020 take us from the depths of the mind to the edges of the universe.
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.