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Who is engaging with who?

Article this week in the Guardian: “Concerns raised over number of children not engaging with nature”. Chock full of statistics on the scale of the problem. But is the article missing the point a little?

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Bullying: A Long Tail

New research published in The Lancet Psychiatry reveals the extent of the damage from childhood bullying. Professor Wolke from the University of Warwick began studying the subject after noticing the similar effects of

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Seeing more clearly

Marcel Just of Carnegie Mellon University, P.A, has been experimenting with evidence based tests for psychiatric illnesses. Subjects were asked to imagine one of 16 actions, such as “hugging” or “adoring”, while their brains were scanned.

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Depression/Bullying App

The British Government is pushing a new approach to combat over-medicalization of depression in young people. Norman Lamb, the care minister, is promoting a multi-media strategy that will provide help via the internet and

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Moving Out of Depression

A new study has once more confirmed what we all already knew – people who exercise regularly are significantly less likely to be depressed. Conducted at UCL, the study discovered that those who are

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Kelly McGonigal.

“Kelly McGonigal, PhD, is a health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University, and a leading expert in the new field of “science-help.” She is passionate about translating cutting-edge research from psychology, neuroscience, and

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Walking it with Brene Brown

I went to a brilliant talk recently. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston studying vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame. In her work she asks: “How do we learn

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Mental Health

More good news for those that like to move. A new report from a Professor Arthur Kramer, director of the Beckham Institute for Advanced Sciences and Technology at the University of Illinois reports

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