New 18-month study of pandemic’s mental health impacts launched by Sheffield psychologists
Psychologists will track UK residents’ wellbeing over time, after initial findings showed a spike in anxiety and depression after lockdown was announced.
Brain training does not improve early number skills, say researchers
Psychologists at the University of Sheffield have identified that core thinking skills are crucial in developing early number skills, and why children might differ widely in their early maths ability.
Brain tingles: First study of its kind reveals physiological benefits of ASMR
Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) - the relaxing ‘brain tingles’ experienced by some people in response to specific triggers, such as whispering, tapping and slow hand movements – may have benefits for both mental and physical health.