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Lie to me: Can we tell when we’re being lied to?

Do you think you are a good judge of when you are being lied to? As it turns out, if your answer is yes, you are most likely lying to yourself. Cognitive researchers at the University of Edinburgh published a study in October which indicates that we...

Why we shouldn’t be using technology before bed

A good nights sleep is heavily sought after; everyone needs a rest. Yet there are many reports it is getting harder and harder to achieve the desired amount of hours, and lots of evidence is pointing to an everyday item many cannot live without; a...

Why is ABBA ‘cool’ again?

Down a dark alley on a Saturday night, a warehouse fills with sequins. A disco ball, suspended from exposed pipes, reflects a sea of writhing figures. The air is thick with lyrics screamed at no one and everyone, a sort of mass worship as the beat...

How does environment impact our mental health?

A scroll through any newsfeed, the quotidian conversations we have with the people around us, a project we have lined up, a skim through mainstream media make us realise how often the information we receive is delineated with traces of information...

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