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At a psychological level, there are multiple competing signals trying to access behaviour – but only one can win.

Teaching students to survive a zombie apocalypse with psychology

At a psychological level, there are multiple competing signals trying to access behaviour – but only one can win.

Jeremy Corbyn has promised to deliver a “programme of hope”

Be it bold or foolish, the Labour manifesto at least offers voters a real choice

Jeremy Corbyn has promised to deliver a “programme of hope”

'Dearest, at this moment I would give my soul to the Devil if I could kiss you and be kissed.'

Painting in circles and loving in triangles: the Bloomsbury Group's queer ways of seeing

'Dearest, at this moment I would give my soul to the Devil if I could kiss you and be kissed.'

TV
Since Doctor Who was rebooted in 2005 the television show has consistently presented the Doctor as a moral leader.

Doctor Who takes an ethical stance towards alien life – so why isn't he vegan?

Since Doctor Who was rebooted in 2005 the television show has consistently presented the Doctor as a moral leader.

A security film claims it has hacked into a vibrator's video stream.

Even sex toys can be connected to the internet – and hacked

A security film claims it has hacked into a vibrator's video stream.

Rachel Dolezal is back, with a new book on race.

The contradiction at the heart of Rachel Dolezal's 'transracialism'

Rachel Dolezal is back, with a new book on race.

Chocolate has a special place in many people’s hearts.

How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

Chocolate has a special place in many people’s hearts.

Get Out is a comedy-inflected horror story about what it means to be black in America.

Get Out: why racism really is terrifying

Get Out is a comedy-inflected horror story about what it means to be black in America.

Terror caught up with London yesterday - but the city was ready.

Terrorism in Westminster: London had expected attack for some time and police reaction was rapid

Terror caught up with London yesterday - but the city was ready.

British Muslims are among some of the most disadvantaged people living in the UK, and yet this is not a story many are familiar with.

University can feel like a hostile place to Muslim students

British Muslims are among some of the most disadvantaged people living in the UK, and yet this is not a story many are familiar with.

An ambiguous ending ensures that this interpretation of Shakespeare really is 'What You Will'.

Tamsin Greig's gender-bending performance in Twelfth Night will go down in history

An ambiguous ending ensures that this interpretation of Shakespeare really is 'What You Will'.

In the UK, we've made great legal strides towards equality - but culturally we're still playing catch up.

Why LGBTQ inclusivity still matters in higher education

In the UK, we've made great legal strides towards equality - but culturally we're still playing catch up.

An enduring tale which has sparked film adaptations and novelisations across centuries.

Beauty and the Beast was originally a feminist fable disguised as marriage guidance

An enduring tale which has sparked film adaptations and novelisations across centuries.

Muslim youths tend to be portrayed as politically disengaged or potentially extremist.

Young Muslims want to participate in politics – but prejudice and Islamophobia may be stopping them

Muslim youths tend to be portrayed as politically disengaged or potentially extremist.

Grassroots venues are run on tight margins, and have been under pressure for some time from external factors such as rising costs and gentrification.

The UK’s rich musical heritage is threatened by a live music culture under pressure

Grassroots venues are run on tight margins, and have been under pressure for some time from external factors such as rising costs and gentrification.

On a crudely symbolic level, Beauty and the Beast tells the tale of a young woman taming her fear of masculinity – of the size and savagery of men.

A traditional tale with titillating twists: Beauty and the Beast gets reinvented (again)

On a crudely symbolic level, Beauty and the Beast tells the tale of a young woman taming her fear of masculinity – of the size and savagery of men.

The internet has reached almost every corner of the globe - but most research is still focused on the US and Europe.

How do children use the internet? We asked thousands of kids around the world

The internet has reached almost every corner of the globe - but most research is still focused on the US and Europe.

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