• Assessing a life well lived

    Doris Baumann     |      January 16, 2022

    Performing meaningful activities, engaging in absorbing tasks and pursuing goals which generate a sense of achievement all contributed to a life well lived.

  • Squid game theory

    Open Forum     |      January 13, 2022

    Pop culture, such as the popular Korean TV series Squid Game, can be used to illustrate abstract ideas such as game theory in practical situations.

  • Knocking on heaven’s door

    Dawn Lo     |      December 17, 2021

    Ethics and health law experts discuss whether euthanasia is the ultimate form of individual choice or a sign that we need to reconsider how we care for the most vulnerable.

  • Email can wait to after Christmas

    Open Forum     |      December 15, 2021

    When the holiday season rolls around, will you get to relax, or do you let work creep into your down time?

  • Staying food safe this Christmas

    Open Forum     |      December 11, 2021

    Christmas is the season to eat and make merry, but aspiring cooks can ensure a good time is had by all by keeping in mind a few simple food safety tips in their preparations.

  • Easing into retirement

    Open Forum     |      December 9, 2021

    Edith Cowan University researchers say gradually moving into retirement offers benefits for both employees and employers.

  • To bat or not to bat? That is the question

    Neil Martin     |      December 2, 2021

    Many things which traditionalists loved about the game of cricket have been lost in recent years, and the age-old toss of a coin before the match might be next on the chopping list.

  • Taking the stress out of Christmas

    Emi Berry     |      November 30, 2021

    The run-up to Christmas can be stressful for a variety of reasons, but you can reduce your stress and make the most of the festive season by applying some of these helpful techniques.

  • The secret to successful negotiating

    Sanae Okamoto     |      November 8, 2021

    Whether we are aware of it or not, people negotiate in every aspect of their daily lives – from persuading a child to eat its vegetables or haggling over the future of the planet at COP26 in Glasgow.

  • The mind monster

    Rebecca Keogh     |      October 31, 2021

    Halloween is the time for scary stories, but why are some people more easily spooked by stories than others? It could be down to the way their inability to picture stories in their minds.

  • The value of creativity

    Ben Knight     |      October 16, 2021

    What is creativity, and why is it essential in our lives?

  • The perils of power

    Daniel de Zilva     |      October 2, 2021

    We need leaders who understand that power corrupts, and who are humble enough to listen to both expert advice and the public.