Good social support for mums - before and after birth - prevents mental health decline.

New mums are at lower risk of postnatal depression if they stay connected with their important social networks.

29 September 2015
Adolescents can use exclusion to get others offside and isolate them, thereby exerting their own dominance and power in a group.

A UQ researcher has found that social exclusion among teens can be more harmful than direct bullying.

3 September 2015
A new UQ study has revealed that independent women have more romantic success.

Women have an outdated idea of what men want in a potential partner – and they should feel more comfortable being themselves, according to University of Queensland research.

23 April 2015
Yes boys are more likely to dislike school, but it’s more a matter of the social than the biological.

While research generally agrees that boys are more likely to be disengaged with school than girls, there is far less agreement as to why.

14 January 2015
Leaders who create a shared sense of purpose and identity within their work teams can help improve employee health and wellbeing.

Researchers from The University of Queensland have found managers can increase productivity levels and prevent burnout by helping employees feel part of a group.

17 December 2014
Image: Evidence suggests that men who react adversely to romantic rejection and act violently towards women are more likely to be socially dominant (iStock).

University of Queensland researchers have found evidence to suggest that men who react adversely to romantic rejection and act violently towards women are more likely to be socially dominant. In two online surveys of more than 550 men, researchers...

4 December 2014