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Why stress doesn’t always cause depression

Changes in neurotransmission may explain intrinsic immunity to depression.

2 Dec 2019 Journal of Neuroscience

Stressed to the max? Deep sleep rewires the anxious brain

Are you feeling anxious? Did you sleep poorly last night? Sleep disruption is a recognized feature of all anxiety disorders.

4 Nov 2019 Nature Human Behaviour

Life expectancy mapped for people with mental disorders

The findings provided new insights into how disorders such as depression, anxiety and substance use affected an individual’s general health.

29 Oct 2019

Science shows hype about your opponent actually messes with your game

Chess and tennis players perform worse against opponents who are rising in the rankings.

28 Oct 2019 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Athletes suspend morality to pursue sporting success

When athletes focus on the outcome of a game or race solely to earn a 'reward' or avoid 'punishment', they are more likely to engage in antisocial behaviour.

24 Oct 2019 Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Neurons’ response to seizure-induced stress reduces seizure severity

Study in mice shows that the endoplasmic reticulum stress response helps tamp down brain activity.

26 Sep 2019 PLOS Genetics

As light as a lemon: How the right smell can help with a negative body image

In a new study from the university's Sussex Computer-Human Interaction (SCHI) Lab, people feel thinner and lighter when they experienced the scent of a lemon.

5 Sep 2019 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT 2019)

Why stress and anxiety aren’t always bad

Expecting to always feel happy and relaxed a recipe for disappointment, expert says.

10 Aug 2019 2019 American Psychological Association Convention

Two hours a week is key dose of nature for health and wellbeing

Spending at least two hours a week in nature may be a crucial threshold for promoting health and wellbeing, according to a new large-scale study.

13 Jun 2019 Scientific Reports

Dogs mirror owner’s stress

The levels of stress in dogs and their owners follow each other, according to a new study from Linköping University. The scientists believe that dogs mirror their owner’s stress level, rather than vice versa. The study has been published in the scientific journal Scientific Reports.

6 Jun 2019 Scientific Reports

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