Medical research

Challenging the Alzheimer's stigma

The influential "World Alzheimer Report 2019: Attitudes to Dementia," issued by Alzheimer's Disease International, features input from Flinders Ph.D. candidate Jessica Young and Flinders researcher Associate Professor Christopher ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Power psychs people up about... themselves

We all know the type - people who can talk on and on about their latest adventures, seemingly unaware that those around them may not be interested. They also get really psyched up about their own experiences. A new paper ...

Cardiology

Tweeting our way to heart health

(Medical Xpress)—Real-time social phenomenon, Twitter, can be a powerful tool to help prevent heart disease and improve health practices, according to a group of researchers affiliated with the University of Sydney.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Copying is social phenomenon, not just learning, say scientists

Mimicking the behaviour of mum and dad has long been considered a vital way in which children learn about the world around them. Now psychologists at The University of Nottingham have shown that copying unnecessary behaviour ...