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# psychology - Saturday 16 October, 2021

'Your world gets very small': Irish researchers working to unravel what causes hoarding
# Hoarding
# Hoarding

'Your world gets very small': Irish researchers working to unravel what causes hoarding

Oct 16th 2021, 7:00 AM 22,488 Views 5 Comments

A team of scientists at Trinity College Dublin are trying to advance the understanding of what causes people to hoard.

# psychology - Friday 18 December, 2020

Return of household visits: How to deal with tense conversations this Christmas
# Behaviour
# Behaviour

Return of household visits: How to deal with tense conversations this Christmas

Dec 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 14,150 Views 4 Comments

A survey last month said 43% of people expected family disagreements about Covid risks when making festive plans.

# psychology - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Is your child worried about going to school? An expert has some tips for parents
# Back To School
# Back To School

Is your child worried about going to school? An expert has some tips for parents

Aug 27th 2020, 6:15 AM 13,814 Views 12 Comments

Many children, and parents, are anxious about schools reopening.

# psychology - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Groupthink, fatigue and divilment: Why do people share fake news?
# Echo Chamber
# Echo Chamber

Groupthink, fatigue and divilment: Why do people share fake news?

Aug 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 19,790 Views 63 Comments

Misinformation has never been more widely shared in Ireland than during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# psychology - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Take a survey: How has the news affected your reaction to Covid-19?
# Psychology
# Psychology

Take a survey: How has the news affected your reaction to Covid-19?

May 23rd 2020, 6:30 AM 28,531 Views 33 Comments

A psychology study is kicking off in UCD and UCC.

# psychology - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Why you might feel uncomfortable or strange seeing large crowds on TV and in films at the moment
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Why you might feel uncomfortable or strange seeing large crowds on TV and in films at the moment

Apr 25th 2020, 9:00 PM 31,699 Views 31 Comments

How have social distancing measures infiltrated our mindset?

# psychology - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'If I was to describe the way we want to play it’s ‘collective speed''
# Squeeze Every Drop
From The42
# Squeeze Every Drop

'If I was to describe the way we want to play it’s ‘collective speed''

Dec 26th 2019, 7:30 AM 7,515 Views 2 Comments

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland has a keen interest in psychology.

# psychology - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist

Jul 4th 2019, 9:48 AM 5,146 Views 2 Comments

Nora Balfe will be working with the company to reduce risks due to human error.

# psychology - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Psychological intervention proves 'life-changing' for women experiencing domestic abuse
# Support
# Support

Psychological intervention proves 'life-changing' for women experiencing domestic abuse

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:00 PM 9,689 Views 18 Comments

They are three times more likely to suffer from depression than women in the general population.

# psychology - Thursday 6 December, 2018

What is the psychological impact of Christmas?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What is the psychological impact of Christmas?

Dec 6th 2018, 7:00 AM 19,250 Views 57 Comments

‘Christmas affects the human mind in many ways, capable of stimulating joy, nostalgia, excitement, trepidation, and stress – occasionally all at the same time’, writes Professor Brian Hughes.

# psychology - Saturday 3 November, 2018

More than 1,600 children and teens waiting over a year for psychology appointments
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

More than 1,600 children and teens waiting over a year for psychology appointments

Nov 3rd 2018, 6:22 PM 11,418 Views 44 Comments

The HSE figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s mental health spokesperson James Browne.

# psychology - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Fake news in the referendum: Did you fall for it?
# False Memories
# False Memories

Fake news in the referendum: Did you fall for it?

Jun 2nd 2018, 8:45 PM 43,512 Views 51 Comments

UCC and UCD psychological study ‘implanted’ false memories in survey to explore how they might affect votes.

# psychology - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Does the media influence your vote on the referendum? Have your say
# Abortion
# Abortion

Does the media influence your vote on the referendum? Have your say

May 17th 2018, 3:05 PM 18,669 Views 50 Comments

TheJournal.ie is partnering with UCC and UCD psychologists in study of factors that influence voting decisions.

# psychology - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Over 2,000 children waiting over a year for a psychology appointment in Ireland
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Over 2,000 children waiting over a year for a psychology appointment in Ireland

Dec 20th 2017, 6:10 AM 13,926 Views 34 Comments

New figures show that across the country there are close to 2,500 people waiting over a year for a psychology appointment.

# psychology - Saturday 9 December, 2017

NUI Galway looking for people with obsessive thoughts or compulsive disorders for survey
# Psychology
# Psychology

NUI Galway looking for people with obsessive thoughts or compulsive disorders for survey

Dec 9th 2017, 10:00 PM 18,317 Views 25 Comments

This research will examine the relationship between obsessional and compulsive symptoms and emotions such as guilt and self-disgust.

# psychology - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Do Irish people hoard things when we lose someone close to us?
# A Way Of Grieving
# A Way Of Grieving

Do Irish people hoard things when we lose someone close to us?

Nov 12th 2017, 8:30 PM 30,312 Views 19 Comments

Irish researchers want your help to answer this very question.

# psychology - Saturday 28 October, 2017

'Fear is an essential part of who we are': Here's why people watch horror films
# Here's Johnny
# Here's Johnny

'Fear is an essential part of who we are': Here's why people watch horror films

Oct 28th 2017, 8:15 AM 10,486 Views 21 Comments

“Why do we have Halloween? We like a bit of a purge to explore our darker side.”

# psychology - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'It shouldn't be laughed at': Study begins on effect bowel disorders have on women's minds
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

'It shouldn't be laughed at': Study begins on effect bowel disorders have on women's minds

Jul 22nd 2017, 9:30 PM 43,730 Views 46 Comments

Researchers hope the study will recognise the seriousness of the chronic, painful condition.

# psychology - Saturday 25 February, 2017

The psychology behind Claudio Ranieri and Leicester's astonishing fall from grace
# Heroes To Zeroes
From The42
# Heroes To Zeroes

The psychology behind Claudio Ranieri and Leicester's astonishing fall from grace

Feb 25th 2017, 7:01 AM 13,147 Views 10 Comments

The Foxes earlier this week acted on a dire run of form by sacking their much-loved Italian manager.

# psychology - Monday 20 February, 2017

'Chelsea are already Premier League champions'
# Psychology
From The42
# Psychology

'Chelsea are already Premier League champions'

Feb 20th 2017, 9:22 AM 5,531 Views 12 Comments

Jose Mourinho has seemingly started the mind games, after his side drew the Blues in the FA Cup.

# psychology - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Weights, nutrition and psychology: What makes the modern rugby player?
# Class Of 95
From The42
# Class Of 95

Weights, nutrition and psychology: What makes the modern rugby player?

Jan 31st 2017, 7:30 AM 19,073 Views 9 Comments

The professional era has transformed rugby and its athletes.

# psychology - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'I was never interested in making friends in football'
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

'I was never interested in making friends in football'

Jan 22nd 2017, 9:30 PM 29,881 Views 9 Comments

The Secret Footballer tells The42 about psychology, performance-enhancing drugs and constant paranoia.

# psychology - Saturday 31 December, 2016

The man behind the minds: Ex-Arsenal psychologist on life inside the head of a footballer
# Sports Psych
From The42
# Sports Psych

The man behind the minds: Ex-Arsenal psychologist on life inside the head of a footballer

Dec 31st 2016, 10:55 AM 5,216 Views 1 Comment

“Leadership is also an expression of your inner story.”

# psychology - Friday 23 December, 2016

7 mental tricks Olympic athletes use to perform under pressure
# Mind Games
From The42
# Mind Games

7 mental tricks Olympic athletes use to perform under pressure

Dec 23rd 2016, 2:20 PM 8,738 Views 6 Comments

Allyson Felix tunes out distractions and other psychological strategies.

# psychology - Friday 11 November, 2016

Anxious and full of self-doubt? It might be the quarterlife crisis
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Anxious and full of self-doubt? It might be the quarterlife crisis

Nov 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 17,408 Views 26 Comments

…And why this crisis is not actually a bad thing.

# psychology - Monday 17 October, 2016

'The line between good and bad people can be thinner than you think'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'The line between good and bad people can be thinner than you think'

Oct 17th 2016, 6:50 AM 3,061 Views 8 Comments

Psychologist Ian Gargan says knowing what we are capable of, not being fearful of the darker sides of our personality and embracing the differences is important.

# psychology - Friday 7 October, 2016

Friendship and colleagues: Can work friends become real friends?
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

Friendship and colleagues: Can work friends become real friends?

Oct 7th 2016, 1:18 PM 34,249 Views 16 Comments

Can workplace bonds cut it in the real world?

# psychology - Sunday 25 September, 2016

'We need to take a tin-opener to the top of our minds': Enda McNulty on elite performance
# Probably All In The Mind
From The42
# Probably All In The Mind

'We need to take a tin-opener to the top of our minds': Enda McNulty on elite performance

Sep 25th 2016, 8:00 AM 21,071 Views 18 Comments

The former Armagh All-Ireland winner talks forensically about sports psychology, motivation and what makes the best.

# psychology - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Do you know your 'blind spots'? How to look after your mental health
# Column
# Column

Do you know your 'blind spots'? How to look after your mental health

Sep 17th 2016, 7:55 AM 577 Views 6 Comments

The CEO of the Psychological Society of Ireland gives practical tips on how to encourage positive mental well-being.

# psychology - Friday 16 September, 2016

Want to be happier? Try saving more money
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# Sponsored By Electric Ireland

Want to be happier? Try saving more money

Sep 16th 2016, 11:05 AM 11,717 Views 9 Comments

Spending helps too (but you’ll need to save first).

# psychology - Monday 21 December, 2015

Flying boots and naked head-butts - Inside the tricky art of motivating footballers
# Psychology
From The42
# Psychology

Flying boots and naked head-butts - Inside the tricky art of motivating footballers

Dec 21st 2015, 7:00 PM 6,858 Views 0 Comments

ESPN journalist Iain MacIntosh’s book ‘The Football Manager’s Guide to Football Management’ looks at the different methods to coaches madness.

# psychology - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Boks clash with the All Blacks is all mental, says 'machine' Vermeulen
# Psychology
From The42
# Psychology

Boks clash with the All Blacks is all mental, says 'machine' Vermeulen

Oct 21st 2015, 12:09 AM 3,324 Views 2 Comments

‘We’re going to bash each other for 80 minutes.’

# psychology - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

I've studied for years, so why does JobBridge advertise for the positions I should be filling?
# Opinion
# Opinion

I've studied for years, so why does JobBridge advertise for the positions I should be filling?

Sep 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 1,017 Views 92 Comments

Putting skilled graduates into underpaid positions does not address unemployment and leaves aspiring graduates feeling undervalued, writes Christian Korpos.

# psychology - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

'Sleep was my only escape from injury agony'
# Woe
From The42
# Woe

'Sleep was my only escape from injury agony'

Aug 26th 2015, 10:23 AM 8,286 Views 2 Comments

The Bayern Munich midfielder has revealed the extent of his physical and mental anguish during his year out of the game.

# psychology - Monday 17 August, 2015

Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive
# Gaming
# Gaming

Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive

Aug 17th 2015, 12:03 PM 10,074 Views 80 Comments

But not necessarily violent.

# psychology - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Explained: why we think bubble wrap is so great
# It's Science
# It's Science

Explained: why we think bubble wrap is so great

Jul 9th 2015, 11:59 PM 9,750 Views 7 Comments

There’s some science in them there hills.

# psychology - Thursday 25 June, 2015

We need to recognise that emotional wellbeing is linked to early childhood experiences
# Opinion
# Opinion

We need to recognise that emotional wellbeing is linked to early childhood experiences

Jun 25th 2015, 7:00 PM 135 Views 25 Comments

The new Suicide Prevention Strategy launched this week misses one essential point: preventing suicide begins in infancy.

# psychology - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Miserable all the time? Don't worry, you can explain it away with science
# Cheer Up!
# Cheer Up!

Miserable all the time? Don't worry, you can explain it away with science

Jun 7th 2015, 3:00 PM 16,406 Views 9 Comments

Just blame it on those bad genes.

# psychology - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

I’m a cynic by nature but I was surprised by how mindfulness helped me
# Opinion
# Opinion

I’m a cynic by nature but I was surprised by how mindfulness helped me

Apr 22nd 2015, 6:40 AM 1,120 Views 32 Comments

Mindfulness is not about feeling better, it’s about being better at feeling. Without a doubt it has helped me to take charge of my emotions.

# psychology - Sunday 19 April, 2015

We have qualified psychologists eager to work – so why are waiting lists so long?
# Opinion
# Opinion

We have qualified psychologists eager to work – so why are waiting lists so long?

Apr 19th 2015, 10:50 PM 7,605 Views 65 Comments

Why are counselling psychologists deemed ineligible to work in certain areas of mental health treatment when they have been trained to do so?

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