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Society

17 May 2018
What’s wrong with the royal wedding fantasy?

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding provides an opportunity to tune out of reality and into fantasy, writes Professor Damien Kingsbury.

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Society

15 May 2018
Is social media making us depressed and anxious?

With huge increases in the amount of people who use social media, is it to blame for the rise in rates of depression and anxiety in young people?

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Society

04 May 2018
Quiz: How much do you know about the Royal Family?

Like many Australians, have you been influenced by the Royal Family’s ‘strong and well developed PR campaigns’, as described by Prof. Damien Kingsbury?

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Society

03 May 2018
Why do we punish the brands we hate?

Deakin’s Dr Jeffrey Rotman explains why consumers feel justified in engaging in unethical – even illegal – behaviour to punish brands perceived as harmful.

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Society

01 May 2018
Why it’s time to rethink treatment for eating disorders

New research highlights that while eating disorder treatments can be effective, they remain under-funded. So it time for a health system shake-up?

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Society

20 April 2018
Watch: Are emoji above the law?

How do emoji fare within a criminal investigation? Research from Deakin’s Dr Kirley and Assoc. Prof. McMahon assesses the place of emoji in a court of law.

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Society

20 April 2018
Steroid use: what are the real health and social impacts?

What are the health and social consequences of illegal steroid use? And can ‘bro science’ continue to bridge the gap? Dr Matthew Dunn explains.

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Society

06 April 2018
Getting creative for the good of your mental health

Deakin’s Prof. Michael Berk explains how engaging in creative activities can help to improve mental health and put you on the right path for a healthy mind.

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Society

29 March 2018
Can the media change American attitudes to guns?

Australians have watched in horror as mass shootings hit American schools. Is the current news cycle failing to help? Prof. Matthew Ricketson discusses.

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Society

20 March 2018
Quiz: How well do you know the AFL?

With the start of the 2018 AFL season just around the corner, put your AFL trivia to the test and take our quiz: How well do you know the AFL?

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