Research »

We strive to advance psychological science in understanding human motivation and behaviour including with respect to improving the population’s mental and physical health.

16
Sep

Belonging can drive better pandemic health practices »

A feeling of belonging, to their neighbourhood and to Australia, is key to motivating people to adopt physical distancing and good hand hygiene behaviours during the COVID-19 pandemic.
10
Sep

Apple test tells us if we’re sweet or sour »

Could a few bad apple choices tell us if we're all rotten?
08
Sep

A social divide is emerging. Here's how to keep it together »

Moving away from a shared identity to special freedoms for the "lucky few" is risky. An opinion piece by Professor Kate Reynolds.
07
Sep

Opinion piece: I assessed the Auckland terrorist – our approach to extremism has to change - Dr Clarke Jones »

An opinion article on the Aukland terrorist attack, police surveillance and rehabilitation.