What you need to know if you’re thinking of taking a gap year

For students straight out of school, a gap year can be a daunting experience. Consider these things before taking yours.

Published: July 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

How childhood trauma can have a life-long impact on your health

Research shows that children who experience high levels of trauma are at triple the risk of developing heart disease and lung cancer when they’re adults.

Published: June 28, 2017 / 6 Comments

Gen-Inked: What tattoos tell us about Millennials

Millennials are more obsessed with tattoos than any other group of mainstream consumers, ever. Here are four psychologically grounded reasons to explain why.

Published: June 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

Why Social Media’s grip on Fitness Culture has become a shame

The fitness culture movement has taken social media by storm. But is it a step towards healthier lifestyles, or just another form of body shaming?

Published: May 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

Cognitive Therapy Can Heal Mental Disorders Long-term

New research has shown that psychotherapy, particularly cognitive therapy, can lead to changes in the physical make-up of the brain.

Published: March 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

It Takes a Village: How Community Psychology Can Benefit South Africans

If you believe that strong communities make for a strong society, community psychology may be your calling.

Published: February 28, 2017 / 4 Comments