Research shows "baby brain" does exist, but more research is needed to determine its effect on expecting mothers.
A recent study indicates that the bond adolescent girls have with their parents influences the bond they end up having with their own children.
Australia now boasts one of the lowest teen drinking rates in the developed world, as parents are now more reluctant to be grog suppliers.
Jade Sheen, Wendy Sutherland-Smith and Jane McGillivray last night received an Award for Teaching Excellence at the Federal Government’s 2017 Australian Awards for Excellence in University Teaching (AAUT).
Dr Jaclyn Broadbent says it’s now the lecturer’s role to provide meaning and context for available information.
A new study led by Dr Adriana Ventura aims to help health professionals better support people with diabetes distress.
Dr Matin Ghayour-Minaie has been added to Victoria’s Multicultural Honour Roll in recognition of her tireless work serving Geelong’s Multicultural community.
Emeritus Professor Don Thomson has been awarded the Australian Psychological Society APS President’s Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology in Australia for 2017.
We are delighted to announce that Jaclyn Broadbent has been awarded a scholarship for the prestigious Joan Kirner Young and Emerging Women Leaders Program.
1 November 2017
DPsych student Lauren Bruce has beaten a highly competitive field to win the APS Health College Best Student Poster at the 2017 Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine/APS Health College Conference.
17 July 2017
Deakin alumna Jessica Holsman, Founder of Educationery by Study with Jess, will hold a webinar about 'How to Leverage Social Media to Build a Strong Brand' on Wednesday 26 July.
29 June 2017
Deakin researchers have confirmed that the role vested interests play in the development of alcohol policy is large and influential.
23 May 2017
A world-first Deakin University trial is using "brain training" to help smokers give up for good.
13 Feb 2017
In November 2016 the School of Psychology held its first multidisciplinary study tour to Sri Lanka.
12 Dec 2016
Jaclyn Broadbent, has received a 2016 Award for Teaching Excellence from the Office of Learning & Teaching (OLT).
06 Dec 2016
Associate Professor Wendy Sutherland-Smith has been offered a Fellowship with the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE).
06 Dec 2016
Professor Nicole Rinehart’s ALLPlay research into the barriers faced by children with developmental challenges such as autism, ADHD and Cerebral Palsy who want to play sport, has attracted a $1 million funding partnership with Melbourne-based Moose Toys, backing from the Australian Football League (AFL) and plenty of media interest.
06 Dec 2016
Psychology student Rachelle Lynch is one of three outstanding Deakin University students who have received a prestigious New Colombo Plan scholarship from the Australian Governement, awarding her an opportunity to live, study and intern overseas.
06 Dec 2016
Deakin researchers and the AFL are working together to improve children’s access to sport.
22 Nov 2016
Dr Sharon Horwood received the Faculty of Health Unit Welcome Video Prize at the recent Deakin University Teaching and Learning Conference for her video in HPS111.
18 Nov 2016
Dr Briony Hill, from the Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development Strategic Research Centre, will target women at the pre-conception phase of life, as a means of optimising health for mothers and their infants.
14 Nov 2016
We are proud to announce that the School of Psychology's Jaclyn Broadbent has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teacher of the Year!
27 Oct 2016
Another success for the School of Psychology with Shaun Brown, Adrian Shatte and Maria Muthiah collaborating to receive the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Innovation. The award is for the innovative Psychological Pathways website.
27 Oct 2016
On Friday the 14th of October the school held its annual fourth year conference at the Geelong Waterfront and Melbourne Burwood Campuses.
17 Oct 2016
On the 12th of October 2016 the School of Psychology held its second annual professional development breakfast for placement supervisors at Deakin’s Melbourne City Centre Campus.
14 Oct 2016
Professor Michael Leiter has joined the School of Psychology as our new and first Professor of Organisational Psychology.
13 Oct 2016
Dr Antonina Mikocka-Walus joined the School of Psychology at the start of October 2016.
12 Oct 2016