A study of the graduate class of 2009 found 8.9 per cent were out of work in January 2010 - the highest unemployment level for 17 years. The poll, by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit charity,
By Abby Ohlheiser Abby Ohlheiser Reporter covering digital culture Email Bio Follow Was your insanely successful older sibling born to achieve? Is your youngest child pre-programmed to seek the limelight?
Fiction has not been kind to children's imaginary friends. In films such as "The Shining," based on the book by Stephen King, and the current ABC TV series "The Whispers," adapted from "Zero Hour," a story
Court psychologists interpret evidence differently depending on who they think hired them. Does your mental health depend on who's paying your psychologist? Clearly not, but a new study has found that
Will Smith from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was my first American friend. Ours was an unlikely friendship: a shy Indian kid, fresh off the boat, with big glasses and a thick accent, and a high school player
Scientists have now proven that we can actually increase our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process. We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work
What is a parent to do? In order to answer this question you have to ask yourself, what is your parenting goal? Is your goal just to end your child's crying or is your goal to produce a well-adjusted Mom
A new paper in American Psychologist, the flagship journal of the American Psychological Association, looks at the positive effects of video game play. I’ve already written about the 5 reasons I’m buying
Thrive: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies review – 'a punchy polemic on mental health'
Richard Layard and David M Clark's polemic about mental illness is a revelation – but they're a little too sure they have all the answers "I once broke my leg in 10 places. As I was taken to hospital,
This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. One of my favorite things about social media is that it’s still such a young and new form of communication. It feels too early to take anything as a given,