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Four tips to maintain good mental health while studying

Starting tertiary education can be a challenging and exciting prospect, especially for those who have just finished high school. While university creates the potential for new friendships and [...]

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6 tips to reduce stress during the exam period

For most students, November means only one thing, final exams. As the semester comes to an end, assignment deadlines and examination dates quickly creep up on us. While some students feel [...]

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Helping Someone with PTSD

Is someone close to you currently experiencing PTSD? This can be an incredibly hard time for them, but it can also affect the people around them too. In fact, one of the most important factors [...]

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What is PTSD?

Have you, or someone close to you recently suffered something traumatic? If so, it’s probably a good idea to look out for some of the signs of PTSD, just to make sure they’re okay. Posttraumatic [...]

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Are you a Mum who is taking care of everyone else and not yourself?

Are you a stressed out Mum? Does it feel like you have lost your sense of who you are, since welcoming your little bundle of joy into your life? Has life become a whirlwind of things to do, [...]

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Taking Time Out to be Present…

Do you ever get distracted? Of course you have, everyone gets distracted from time to time. It’s a phenomena known as mindlessness, which is when you lose track of what you’re currently doing or [...]

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What Does it Mean to Be a Good Father?

Rather than looking to label fathers as either “good” or “bad” this newsletter will look to psychological science for answers about the role of fatherhood. Fathers often tout fatherhood as a [...]

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Battle of the Brains Males vs. Females

A breakthrough neuropsychology study has compiled data from 126 brain studies, which pitted male brains against female brains. These studies used techniques like fMRI and EEG to measure brain [...]

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Autism and the Extreme Male Brain

Males tend to be more prone to autism, or what Simon Baron-Cohen calls, “the extreme male brain”. Those on the autism spectrum can be fixated on small details and find it difficult to comprehend [...]