Making New Year's resolutions personal could actually make them stick
Because generic goals don't necessarily tap into our personal motivations, we may not follow through.
We made deceptive robots to see why fake news spreads, and found a weakness
We used game theory to show you only need a small amount of fake news to disrupt any group discussion. But we also found a way you can fight back.
The natural science behind applied behaviour analysis
The natural science approach of ABA has applications far beyond treating autism.
The new philanthropy: creating communities with a shared goal of a better world
Philanthropy is now viewed as a way of creating communities of people with a shared goal of bringing positive, practical change to the world.
A commitment to a sustainable future
Monash is playing a leading role in the push to meet the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
Hong Kong Alumni Scholarship celebrates second year
Chor Kiu Cheung always dreamt of travelling the world to study, and her parents worked tirelessly in her home city of Hong Kong to make that happen.
Monash research snapshots
Read about the latest research coming out of Monash, from the sustainability of global fisheries to mood based apps fighting depression and more.
Blessings in disguise
Actor Kat Stewart has an ace up her sleeve when it comes to her portrayals, the psychological insights provided by her studies at Monash.
How to break up with plastics using behavioural science
It's not evil, but we do need to adopt different habits and think about reusable alternatives to many single-use plastic products.
Friday the 13th: why are we worried?
It's just another day, right? So why is there so much superstition surrounding it?
Reserve Bank expected to keep cash rate on hold
The RBA is expected to leave the cash rate unchanged for now, but pressure is mounting for a move upwards.
Antartica to Everest
Liam Suckling is on the grandest of adventures, one that will take him 160,000 kilometres around the globe and – all going well – to the top of the highest mountains of every continent.
Focus on Fortnite's violence is masking a deeper problem
We should be worried less about the violence in games such as Fortnite than commercial media's monopolisation of social life and thought.
Haitch or aitch? How a humble letter was held hostage by historical haughtiness
An unspoken class war has long been waged around the pronunciation of the letter "h" - is it haitch or aitch?
On a mission – 'Mood' apps to combat depression
Two smartphone apps are designed to serve as a 'safety net' for those struggling with anxiety or depression.
Chronic fatigue syndrome: what we know, don’t know and suspect
There are no approved treatments or cures, and more research is urgently needed for the debilitating illness.
Commonwealth Games: the pursuit of excellence in sport and study
Combining sport and study can be a delicate balancing act, but it's reaping rewards, including medals, for many of our athletes.
Spontaneous thought and the mysteries of the wandering mind
Spontaneous thought takes up a large part of our waking consciousness, but that doesn't mean it's bad – it just depends on when you do it.
How the neuroscience of memory failure may prevent fatal distraction
The neuroscience of memory failure is playing a role in the Victorian government's campaign to prevent children being mistakenly left in hot cars.
TMS – firing up the brain to treat depression and mental health conditions
Depression is one of several mental health conditions being successfully treated by transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Sleepwalking towards an antibiotic apocalypse
Despite dire warnings of a looming antibiotic resistance crisis, the issue has failed to capture the public imagination.
No one-size-fits-all approach in tackling cyberbullying
In the wake of Amy "Dolly" Everett's suicide, a more proactive, comprehensive approach is needed to tackle youth mental health challenges.
How parents and teens can reduce the impact of social media on youth wellbeing
Parents should ask their teens to show them how they use social media so they can discuss and reduce the risks.
The Ethics of Neuroscience
Academics discuss the fundamental questions being raised by our growing understanding of the human brain.
Senior Lecturer, Communication and Media Studies
Assistant Lecturer, Monash Pearson Alliance Psych Sciences
Associate Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Education Psychology Activities
Professor of Philosophy, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Professor of Linguistics
Research officer at BehaviourWorks, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate Professor of Sociology
Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Blood Diseases
Professor of Psychology, Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Associate Professor, Reader, Faculty of Information Technology
Lecturer, data science and artificial intelligence
Associate Professor, Director of Bachelor of International Business Program
Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Psychological Sciences
Doctor of Clinical Psychology candidate
Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Faculty of Arts
Associate Professor, Psychology
Associate Professor, NHMRC Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist
Professor of Psychiatry
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
Lecturer, School of Law
Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of Philosophy