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Novel experiment reduces pain intensity by 37% amongst long-term sufferers
New research shows that inducing a virtual “out of body experience” can significantly reduce the intensity of chronic pain.
The study, which was carried out at Anglia Ruskin University by psychologist James Pamment and neuroscientist Dr Jane Aspell, is published today by the European Journal of Pain.
Research shows enjoying the natural environment improves body appreciation
A new study shows that spending time in nature is associated with more positive body image. The research, published by the journal Body Image and led by Viren Swami, Professor of Social Psychology at Anglia Ruskin University, involved 399 adults (199 women and 200 men) aged between 19 and 76 years old.
Prejudice, safety and poverty are key issues highlighted by Anglia Ruskin psychologists
Research published today presents a worrying picture for many LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) individuals accessing services in London.
The study, carried out by Dr Daragh McDermott and Dr Russell Luyt of Anglia Ruskin University’s Psychology Department and funded by the independent charity Trust for London, highlights serious issues around prejudice, safety and poverty.