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Half of people believe fake facts

Many people are prone to ‘remembering’ events that never happened, according to new research by the University of Warwick.


Sleep is key to curing chronic pain

‘I won’t be able to cope with my pain if I don’t sleep well’ – research from the University of Warwick reveals that the way chronic pain patients think about pain and sleep leads to insomnia and poor management of pain.

Wed 21 Sep 2016, 11:19 | Tags: University of Warwick, sleep, Research, Psychology

Getting digital line-ups wrong can put innocents behind bars

Not altering distinguishing marks in police line-ups can affect witnesses’ ability to distinguish between innocent and guilty suspects.

New research from the University of Warwick highlights why it’s vital for police to disguise distinctive features in line-ups.

Tue 26 Jul 2016, 11:57 | Tags: crime, Research, Psychology

Fruit and veg give you the feel-good factor - New research suggests up to eight-a-day can make you happier

University of Warwick research indicates that eating more fruit and vegetables can substantially increase people’s later happiness levels.


Children born prematurely are disadvantaged at school and into adulthood but delaying school entry may not be the answer

Children born before 34 weeks gestation have poorer reading and maths skills than those born at full term, and the difficulties they experience at school continue to have effects into adulthood: by the age of 42, adults who were born prematurely have lower incomes and are less likely to own their own home than those born at full term.

Thu 10 Mar 2016, 11:39 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, Research, Psychology

University contributes to NICE guidelines for supporting young people receiving health or social care

Chaired by a University of Warwick academic the independent committee of experts which developed the guidelines found support for young people moving from children’s to adults’ services can often be patchy and inconsistent.


Scenery not just greenery has an impact on health

People feel healthier when they live in a more scenic area, a new study has found.

Wed 25 Nov 2015, 14:34 | Tags: WBS, Business, Psychology

How a raisin can predict a toddler’s future academic ability

A simple test using a raisin can predict how well a toddler will perform academically at age eight, according to research conducted at the University of Warwick.

Mon 23 Nov 2015, 09:54 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, Psychology

Therapy could help chronic pain sufferers get a good night’s sleep

Research conducted at the University of Warwick indicates that chronic pain sufferers could benefit from therapy to help them sleep better.


Researchers call on Cleobury Mortimer residents to help shape policing

Residents living in Cleobury Mortimer are being encouraged to complete a short online survey which will help shape the future of policing and put them in with a chance of winning £100.

Mon 12 Oct 2015, 12:46 | Tags: Research, Law, Psychology

In Memoriam: Dr Oliver Sacks

The Warwick community is saddened by the death of Dr Oliver Sacks who was a much loved Visiting Professor at the University of Warwick who drew capacity crowds for every lecture and seminar he gave on our campus. Warwick also conferred on him the degree of Honorary Doctor of Science in January 2014.


Self-awareness not unique to mankind

Humans are unlikely to be the only animal capable of self-awareness, a new study has shown.

Mon 15 Jun 2015, 12:22 | Tags: Research, Philosophy, Psychology

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