School of Psychology and Exercise Science

Psychology students gain valuable experience in the Kimberley

June 28th, 2018

Two clinical psychology students have returned from a life-changing trip to assist those with mental health issues in the Kimberley as part of their studies.

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Antidepressants during pregnancy: what are the effects?

June 21st, 2018

A small association between pregnant women who take antidepressants and the motor skills of toddlers has been found by a Murdoch University-led team, after a systematic review of research studies.

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Opinion: How does altitude affect the body?

June 13th, 2018

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In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch University researcher Dr Brendan Scott from the School of Psychology and Exercise Science explains why altitude affects people differently.

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Murdoch Counselling Clinic attracts international career counsellors

May 23rd, 2018

Students from all over the world are coming to Murdoch University to gain valuable experience working at the Caladenia Counselling Clinic.

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New research investigates whether electrical stimulation can delay dementia

March 14th, 2018

Murdoch University researcher Dr Hakuei Fujiyama has received $50,000 to investigate whether the delivery of small electrical currents to the scalps of older people with mild memory, language and reasoning difficulties can delay the onset of dementia.

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Teenage moods brightened by spice

March 9th, 2018

In a world first, research has shown that the key to lifting teenage moods could be sitting in the kitchen pantry. Murdoch University researchers Dr Adrian Lopresti and Professor Peter Drummond have just completed an investigation into the potential for the spice saffron as a natural treatment for depressive and anxiety symptoms in adolescents.

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Caladenia Counselling Clinic re-opens to the public

February 18th, 2018

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The Caladenia Counselling Centre at Murdoch University is now open for 2018, offering affordable counselling services to members of the public and Murdoch students.

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Murdoch research that grabbed the world's attention in 2017

December 22nd, 2017

In 2017 Murdoch researchers continued to be a creative force in the world, pushing the boundaries of scientific knowledge for the benefit of all.

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Preventing injury in junior cricket fast bowlers

December 4th, 2017

New research from Murdoch University aims to reduce non-contact injury in teenage cricket pace bowlers.

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Hope for more independence in old age

December 1st, 2017

New Murdoch research using non-invasive brain stimulation offers hope for older Australians to live independently for longer.

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