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Group actions trump normative emotional reaction in an incidental observation by young children

Turner, C. R., et al., PLoS ONE
9, e107375. (2014) doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107375

Exploring tool innovation: A comparison of Western and Bushman children

Nielsen, M., et al., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
126, 384-394

Applying the contact hypothesis to anti-fat attitudes

Alperin, A., et al., Social Science & Medicine
123, 37-44

Regulatory focus moderates the relationship between task control and physiological and psychological markers of stress

Parker, Stacey L., et al., International Journal of Psychophysiology
94, 3, 390-398

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Best Australian Science Writing
Thomas Suddendorf’s book “The Gap” features in “The Best Australian Science Writing 2014”

Workplace leaders improve wellbeing

Workplace leaders improve wellbeing
Researchers from The University of Queensland have found managers can increase productivity levels and prevent burnout

Too much choice at work?

Too much choice at work?
Autonomy sometimes makes workers less happy and less productive
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Ania Filus

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New research is emerging to show that other people - the social groups and networks we belong to - have just as much impact on physical and mental health as these traditional medical factors.

Why do social networks make us healthy?

New research is emerging to show that other people - the social groups and networks we belong to - have just as much impact on physical and mental health as these traditional medical factors.
Prof. Thomas Suddendorf talks about what separates us from other animals and how our specialness came about. ABC Radio Nationalâs Ockhamâs Razor presented by Robyn Williams of the Science Show.

What makes us human?

Prof. Thomas Suddendorf talks about what separates us from other animals and how our specialness came about. ABC Radio National’s Ockham’s Razor presented by Robyn Williams of the Science Show.