All In The Mind (ABC)

An exploration of all things mental, All in the Mind is about the brain and behaviour, and the fascinating connections between them.

Young people surviving cancer (8/2017)

When you are young the last thing you expect is to be diagnosed with cancer and have to face your own mortality. Psychologists are working on ways to support young adults through their diagnosis, treatment and life post treatment.

Off the Hook (8/2017)

How to renegotiate your relationship with your smart phone.

A meaningful life (8/2017)

It may well be that the most significant factor to determine sustained happiness is a sense of purpose and meaning in your life.

Considering pain (7/2017)

The context in which we sense pain can change the experience of it—but there are things to learn about how this happens.

First impressions—the face bias (7/2017)

The science behind our judgement of faces for their trustworthiness, competency, and character.

A superhuman escape (7/2017)

Maude Julien was imprisoned by her father in an isolated mansion in France and subjected her to endless horrifying endurance tests in a plan to create a superhuman.

The creation of emotions (7/2017)

Are the emotions we experience the same as everyone else's? New research shows that emotions are not 'hard-wired', and are developed by our brains and our bodies as we go through life.

Contemplating happiness with Matthieu Ricard (7/2017)

Scientific studies have shown that your brain can be trained to be more compassionate; and together with altruism, it can generate a positive outlook for everyone.

The genetics of depression (6/2017)

Depression is the most disabling chronic condition worldwide and research is now underway to precisely identify the genes associated with it—the results may lead to dramatically improved and personalised treatment.

Connecting with baby (6/2017)

Emerging theories of child development suggest that a babies have agency over their movements even in the womb, and that their actions help them to make sense of the world.