Vaccination

Transparency urged to raise COVID-19 vaccine uptake

Issues around vaccine acceptance must be addressed alongside equity of access and logistics if the goal of vaccinating 70% of the world's population against COVID-19 is to be met, says a report by global health policy experts.

Medical research

Pupils reveal 'aphantasia'—the absence of visual imagination

The study, led by researchers from UNSW Sydney and published in eLife, found that the pupils of people with aphantasia did not respond when asked to imagine dark and light objects, while those without aphantasia did.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Aphantasia explained: Some people can't form mental pictures

How many times have you watched a book adaptation on film or TV, and felt disappointed when a scene wasn't quite how you'd pictured it? Or perhaps a character looked nothing like you'd imagined them to look?

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 infects majority of bad dreams: study

COVID-19 has turned 2020 into a nightmare for many people, as they struggle with health problems, economic uncertainty and other challenges. Now a team of researchers in Finland has evidence that the pandemic really is a ...

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