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Dr Richard de Visser, Reader in Health Psychology, describes how his research into the effectiveness of stop-drinking campaigns is helping raise awareness of the benefits of cutting back on alcohol.


Features

Binge drinking is bad for the brain

Dora Duka’s research is pushing the boundaries of what we know about the brain and offering hope both to those who binge drink and alcoholics.

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Giving children better life chances

Gordon Harold is a man on a mission – a mission to improve children’s mental health and their life chances.

Focusing on what helps children’s development rather than on what hinders it, he’s taking his research findings to parents, children, professionals and policy-makers.

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See how our research on crowd behaviour has helped shape procedure for mass decontamination


News

Eating junk food every day impairs memory and appetite control

20 February 2020

New research by psychologists in Australia, USA and the University of Sussex shows how eating ‘junk food’ affects the hippocampus.


University of Sussex retains award for excellence in researchers’ career development

11 February 2020

HR In Excellence in Research Award goes to University of Sussex for sixth consecutive year for excellence in supporting researchers develop careers.


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