Wanting to live a ‘normal-perfect’ life is making women unhealthy

Appearance has become entwined with our perceptions of health. AlessandroBiascioli/Shutterstock Sarah Riley, Aberystwyth University; Adrienne Evans, Coventry University, and Martine Robson, Aberystwyth University These days, the health of a woman […]

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Literary Map of the UK

Info here adapted to share from this website: Reading has the power to transport like no other art form.  Some of this relates to setting: What is Cider With Rosie without its […]

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How emotional intelligence helped take a young England team to the brink of a World Cup final PA Images Christopher Shoop-Worrall, University of Sheffield A “new era for England”; a […]

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To reduce stress and anxiety, write your happy thoughts down

A. and I. Kruk/Shutterstock.com Michael Smith, Northumbria University, Newcastle Writing about positive emotions may help to reduce stress and anxiety, according to our new study, published in the British Journal […]

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The psychology of roller coasters

I-ing/Shutterstock Richard Stephens, Keele University Roller coasters may seem like a very modern type of entertainment – constantly getting bigger, faster and scarier thanks to advances in technology. But they […]

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Wimbledon: why Federer is the greatest on grass and Rafa Nadal is the king of clay

Shutterstock Chelsea Starbuck, University of Salford Tennis fans could be forgiven for feeling a sense of deja vu. For the first time since 2012, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer sit […]

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