We now have access to 50 new databases from ProQuest for a whole year, until July 2023. We chose the databases on this list with care and hope you will find them useful. Once this year-long trial is up, we have to choose which ones to keep in perpetuity (up to the cost of our deposit).

Social media follows in the footsteps of early cyberpunk fiction, attempting to persuade us of the myth that we are nothing more than the work we do and the fiction we present the world. Reality turns out to be more mundane: in both fact and fiction, we cannot exist or interact with the world outside except with our bodies. This leads us to the final realisation, that happiness lies not in curating a flawless representation of ourselves that we can hide behind but in engaging with those we trust without pretence and learn who we truly are.

Just as resting your eyelids makes you feel sleepy, opening your eyes wide and looking upwards sends signals from the muscles around your eyes to your brain telling it to wake up, making you feel almost instantly energised. Like most behavioural techniques, it sounds laughably simple but works almost instantly like some kind of black magic.

Cambridge University Press are honouring the mental health awareness events held earlier this October by making journal articles and book chapters related to mental health and wellbeing available for free until the end of the month. Click or tap here to …

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Sage have given us trial access to three new units until 31st December 2016 on Sage Research Methods: cases, datasets and videos.  Of particular interest to Psychology, these methods videos might be of interest to many different disciplines.  Please let …

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