The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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David Rosen Ph.D
Successive national governments set up social marketing initiatives to improve population health. With behavioural expertise on tap, why do these initiatives continue to fail?
When we face a new health risk, we employ a raft of coping strategies and suffer from systematic biases. Understanding how we act can help us be more aware of the dangers.
A new study appears to debunk the theory that delayed gratification in young children is a far less powerful predictor of future achievement than originally thought. Think again.
We often take our self-esteem for granted. Having a better understanding of its role in our lives can provide a gateway to an improved understanding of ourselves.
Why do some people needlessly put their health in jeopardy and take unnecessary risks with their well-being?
Do optimists live longer? Research into how optimism influences our response to health threats and our attitude to risk-taking behaviour throws up some fascinating insights.
A health revolution has put us back in control of our health and wellness, with technology and social media redefining every stage of our of life. Welcome to Health 2.0.
David Rosen is a researcher in health psychology at King’s College London. David specializes in the impact of cognitive biases and risk perception within health.