Smoke and Mirrors of Drug addiction | Debunking the myth part 1
Francesca Keefe | 14.APR.2021
Is the public perception of illicit drug users wrong? The media often promotes the stereotype of illicit drug users as violent thugs, always on the hunt for their next “high”. Here, I challenge an assortment of neuromyths in drug addiction, which have, arguably, tainted public perception and have had severe repercussions on clinical research and innovation.Read more…
Do you really like it? Social media on the brain.
Lauren Revie | 03.MAR.2020
Social media is something that has become commonplace in most of our lives – we wake up, we scroll the feed, we post throughout the day, like, comment, tweet and share. Most of us are familiar with the concept, despite social media sites such as Instagram and Facebook only coming into popular mainstream use in the last 15 years Read More…
Frauds, fear of failure and finances: The mental health problem in academia
Lauren Revie | 10.OCT.2019
Mental health is a hot topic at the moment – and it is about time. Around 1 in 6 adults will experience anxiety or depressionwith the number of people recognising suicidal thoughts increasing drastically.Read More…
All Discussion Articles
- Do you really like it? Social media on the brain.
- Frauds, fear of failure and finances: The mental health problem in academia
- Learning to make healthier food choices
- Learn, eat, repeat: how food advertising works
- What’s this science communication and public engagement stuff all about?
- Perceptions of mental illness: The media and mental health.
- Sport on the brain; when do the risks outweigh the benefits?