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Panic attacks tackled in one-week intensive online therapy

23 January 2019

Scientists from UNSW Science’s School of Psychology and St. Vincent’s Hospital are leading world-first research to learn more about a novel therapeutic approach for people who suffer from panic attacks.

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Video game players exposed to graphic content may see the world differently

14 December 2018

People who frequently play violent video games are more immune to disturbing images than non-players, a UNSW-led study into the phenomenon of emotion-induced blindness has shown.

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PhD student Sandersan Onie appears on ABC Radio’s “The Science Show” to discuss mental health in Indonesia

10 December 2018

UNSW Psychology PhD student Sandersan Onie appeared on ABC Radio’s “The Science Show” with Robyn Williams to discuss his ongoing initiative to foster science-based psychological understanding and intervention within his home country of Indonesia.

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UNSW exhibit shows Sculpture by the Sea visitors the complexity of PTSD

18 October 2018

Sculpture by the Sea, one of the world’s biggest outdoor sculpture exhibitions, will this year feature a work exploring the complexity of mental illness through a video and sculpture created by a team at UNSW Sydney. 

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Exercising immediately after study may help you remember

31 August 2017

UNSW research should encourage schools and even nursing homes to consider adopting exercise routines to assist memory.

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Do you see what I see? New research says you do

18 July 2017

Where other people are looking can influence our own way of seeing the world, new research at the UNSW School of Psychology has found.

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Why bad moods are good for you: the surprising benefits of sadness

15 May 2017

Homo sapiens is a very moody species. Even though sadness and bad moods have always been part of the human experience, we now live in an age that ignores or devalues these feelings. 

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5 Ways Sadness is Good for You

1 May 2017

Scientia Professor Joe Forgas contributed to the following article explaining how Scientists are finding out how sadness works in the brain—and they're discovering that it can confer important advantages. 

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