Psychology & Psychiatry

Science shows hype about your opponent actually messes with your game

Buzz about tennis's newest rising stars—like 15-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff, who beat Venus Williams at Wimbledon—can be so intimidating it can make their opponents play worse, according to new research from Duke University's ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Making sense through order

Cognitive scientists at the University of Rochester say they have an alternative to the standard explanation for why order matters when the human mind processes information. Instead of ignoring the order in which people receive ...


Hand me a towel, it's more hygienic

(Medical Xpress)—Next time you wash your hands, it is worth remembering that it is more hygienic to dry your hands using paper towels than electric air dryers, according to a QUT-led study.