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Problem gamblers report high rates of gambling legally as children

Legal child gambling in the UK is strongly associated with adult disordered gambling, specifically Lottery products, new research has shown.

Wed 05 Aug 2020, 15:05 | Tags: psychology, Addiction, gambling, Sciences

Mental health screening study to protect students’ wellbeing during pandemic

The mental health and wellbeing of students at the University of Warwick during the COVID-19 pandemic will be tested, tracked, and tackled by internationally renowned psychologists at the institution.


Intelligence (IQ) throughout childhood to adulthood is impacted if born small for gestational age

People born small for gestational age (SGA) have a lower IQ throughout development, however the differences in IQ to those born appropriate for gestational age (AGA) reduce by adulthood. The effects of SGA on IQ are nearly as large as being born into lower socio-economic status or receiving poor parenting in infancy.

Mon 15 Jun 2020, 08:50 | Tags: psychology, Adolescents, Adolescence, parenting, preterm babies, Sciences

Previously claimed memory boosting font “Sans Forgetica” does not actually boost memory

It was previously claimed that the font Sans Forgetica could enhance people’s memory for information, however researchers from the University of Warwick and the University of Waikato, New Zealand, have found after carrying out numerous experiments that the font does not enhance memory.

Thu 28 May 2020, 10:07 | Tags: psychology, Sciences

Chimpanzees help trace the evolution of human speech back to ancient ancestors

One of the most promising theories for the evolution of human speech has finally received support from chimpanzee communication, in a study conducted by a group of researchers led by the University of Warwick.

Wed 27 May 2020, 08:43 | Tags: research, psychology, Evolution, speech, Sciences

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