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Girl setting up a restaurant table

Lifestyle

13 March 2018
Is shift work bad for your health?

Shift work is pivotal to our economy and integral to many important careers. But what is the health cost of working outside of the nine to five?

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Pencils lined up unevenly

Lifestyle

12 March 2018
Careful or compulsive? OCD explained

Deakin’s Dr Richard Moulding explains what classifies as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, how it develops, and what it’s like for those who live with OCD.

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Lifestyle

26 February 2018
What your sense of humour says about you

Why do certain things seem so humorous to some but not to others? Deakin’s Dr Josh Newton shares the science behind what your sense of humour says about you.

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Lifestyle

21 February 2018
BMI is underestimating obesity in Australia, waist circumference needs to be measured too

Measuring your BMI is a common method to determine appropriate weight for height, but new research shows that it’s not as reliable as it once was.

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Couple taking a selfie

Lifestyle

13 February 2018
Has online dating changed the nature of human relationships?

Has online dating changed the way we meet people in real life or have we progressed to a point from which there is no return to ‘the good old days’?

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Girls jumping at the beach

Lifestyle

08 February 2018
Finally legal: what it means to be an adult around the world

Becoming an adult can mean different things for different people. Find out what becoming an adult means in Australia and in other parts of the world.

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Lifestyle

07 February 2018
Is running the secret to staying young?

For eternity, humans have sought the secret to staying young. Could the answer be as simple as going for a regular jog? Dr Daniel Belavy explains how.

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Lifestyle

06 February 2018
Quiz: How well do you know classic literature?

How well do you know classic literature? Take the quiz to find out and read about why Deakin’s Professor Lyn McCredden thinks classics last a lifetime.

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Person meditating at a lake

Lifestyle

15 January 2018
Does mindfulness work?

Dr Melissa Weinberg from Deakin University explores the evidence and theoretical reasons behind mindfulness and why it could be helpful for some people.

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Cyclists

Lifestyle

11 January 2018
Want to be like Cadel Evans? What it takes to be an elite cyclist

What does it take to be an elite cyclist? Deakin alumnus and cycling commentator Matt Keenan provides insight into why Cadel Evans has been so successful.

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