While we need empathy to relate to each other sometimes, too much empathy can be a bad thing.
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Our friends may not like when we don’t drink because it reflects their own drinking practices.
Adults who participate in a high overall level of sports and exercise are at a 34% lower risk of death than those who never or rarely engage in such activities.
Ancient poems were accompanied by a musical instrument called the lyre – from which we get the word “lyric”. “Literature” and “poetry” are categories of our own making – so moving beyond them in a major award seems long overdue.
Any reforms must move beyond a focus on administrative processes to acknowledge the lived experiences of child support which can be disguised by formal policy.
Prof Emma Johnston at the Sydney Institute of Marine Science has always reported to a male supervisor, never a female. She talks about this here.
Viagra was discovered by accident when participants in a study looking at a treatment for high blood pressure reported an interesting side effect.
Captain America is more than just a superhero movie. Here’s why.
It’s important to remember the symptoms of a panic attack are “just” caused by anxiety and are not life-threatening.
The figure of the ‘noble savage’ has deep roots in Australia colonialism.
Australian law is yet to catch up with new forms of networked digital abuse against women.
Alex Gino’s book tells the story of Melissa, a ten-year-old girl who the world sees as a boy named George.
Violence plays out in highly gendered ways. But many more factors are at play.
Building a bird friendly environment will help with decreasing human disturbance from birds. Kathryn Teare Ada Lambert shows us how.
If you want to fast-track your child’s development, forget CDs, books that beep, and toys that whirr. Play music with them, with the emphasis being on “play”.
Rectal examinations are less accurate than blood tests, missing more cancer and causing more false alarms.