Psychology & Psychiatry

How we can better manage mental health impacts of bushfires

With an El Niño summer promising hotter and drier conditions for much of Australia, we must rethink how we measure the impact bushfires and other extreme weather events have on our mental health and well-being, according ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Explaining scientific consensus may help to convince naysayers

Anyone who has the wrong idea about genetically modified foods is more likely to change their beliefs when they are told that scientific consensus tells a different story. The impact may be even more effective if the person ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Two gaps to fill for the 2021-2022 winter wave of COVID-19 cases

Epidemiologists—like oncologists and climate scientists—hate to be proved right. A year ago this week, the communications rush began from epidemiologists in academia to the public and to local governments about the imminent ...

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