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Life enrichment after stroke

24 September 2013

Despite trauma, stroke carers consistently regard caring a positive experience.

autism hub

Autism hub launches

19 September 2013

Hub unites experts to improve outcomes for autism.

brain

What does death feel like?

14 August 2013

Cardiff experts comment on study of the brain moments before death.

baby

Adult behaviour triggered in the womb?

6 August 2013

Hormonal imbalance in the placenta linked to anxiety and vulnerability to poor mental health.

Brain

Using suggestion to navigate the mind

24 July 2013

Hypnosis offers scientists an insight into brain function.

Scanning of a human brain by X-rays

Analysing Psychiatry's Diagnostic Bible

23 May 2013

Researchers investigate who will get a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder using recently published mental health guidelines.

Professor Mike Owen

Uniting to solve the mystery of mental health

17 May 2013

£5.2 Wellcome Trust boost for mental health research.

Predicting aggression through perspiration

23 April 2013

Infants’ sweat response predicts aggressive behaviour as toddlers.

Treating laughter lines leaves patients feeling more depressed

11 April 2013

Botox could be used to treat OCD.

University Professors become Society of Biology Fellows

10 April 2013

Contributions to the advancement of the biological sciences recognised.

Autism hub launched

2 April 2013

University creates unprecedented access to knowledge of autism.

Something to chew over

8 March 2013

Chewing gum helps you concentrate for longer.

Climate Change

4 March 2013

‘More important than ever’ for the Welsh Public.

Student Society Success

26 February 2013

School of Psychology named ‘Best University Society’.

Hypnosis study unlocks secrets of unexplained paralysis

20 February 2013

30% of patients with symptoms of neurological illness cannot be medically diagnosed -hypnosis may hold clues to an answer.

Fearlessness in juvenile offenders

12 November 2012

Impairments in emotional learning affect antisocial and criminal behaviour.

Perception of time

7 November 2012

Causality warps our perception of time.

Innovation and Impact

26 June 2012

Awards celebrate Cardiff’s outstanding research.

Saving lives at sea

26 June 2012

Improving maritime safety and reducing seafarers’ fatigue.

Toddler communication

9 January 2012

Infants can understand the difference between intentional and accidental actions from tone of voice alone, new research by the School of Psychology has shown.