Biology

Hummus Is On Rations, And The Menopause Is In Full Swing!

When involved in gender psychology and women’s studies, one notices there are certain circumstances which pertain purely to one or other of the sexes. April in Britain, gave rise to such an event which could – with enough reading around the literature – be directly attributed to women experiencing the menopause. This event was, of course, the hummus shortage.

Scanning For Psychopaths

A recent finding by Dirk et al. (2016) used brain scans to show how a combination of individual traits function differently in criminals. Specifically, a strong focus on reward and…

Our Unhealthy Children

A recent pilot study by researchers in Liverpool, including the UoL’s Dr Jason Halford and Dr Joanne Harrold, suggests that migraine severity is associated with certain obesogenic eating behaviours. They…

The Pleasure Of Pain

Through reinforcement we a built to seek pleasure and avoid pain but this isn’t always the case, in fact, pain is becoming more popular. It is not just during BDSM…