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29 June 2017
Why we need to stop making assumptions about attraction

Deakin research suggests men and women make assumptions about how certain attires and behaviour might lead to a sexual encounter in social settings.

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29 June 2017
Spend now or save for later? How to do both

Reframe your spending habits so you can spend now and also save for later, writes Campbell Heggen, lecturer in financial planning at Deakin University.

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20 June 2017
How to grow your savings without sacrificing your lifestyle

Dr Campbell Heggen explains how you could grow $5000 in savings. Using your existing savings to make smart investment decisions can go a long way.

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09 June 2017
Why your choices aren’t always yours to make

Armed with knowledge from psychological research, savvy companies know how to tap into our tendency for indecisiveness. Do you really control your choices?

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29 May 2017
Do age gaps in romantic relationships really matter?

Hear from Deakin University’s Associate Professor Gery Karantzas about the evolutionary psychology involved in choosing a potential partner.

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28 May 2017
How cyber safe are you? Take the quiz.

Take this quiz to see how your cyber security knowledge measures up.

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23 May 2017
Quantifying happiness: what does it take to be happy?

Isn’t happiness a fleeting emotion impossible to record? Well no, according to the United Nations World Happiness Report and Personal Wellbeing Index.

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15 May 2017
Activewear: are you under the influence?

The rise of activewear holds far more societal symbolism than meets the eye. Find out more.

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11 May 2017
The logic behind your irrational phobia

Ever wondered why clowns are so scary? Associate Professor Ross King says blame your brain.

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Tray of brownies

07 May 2017
Study session share plates: Gooey goodness brownies

Instead of over-indulging on sugary snacks try these delicious brownies, which are made using substitutes for unhealthier ingredients.

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