Science Editor Imogen Poyntz-Wright discusses the new research behind the serotonin and depression debate.
Katie Jones discusses a new AI technology that could be used to help depression and the current waiting list crisis for mental health support
Millie Betts explores Matt Haig’s bestselling novel, The Midnight Library
Online Features Editor Rebecca Wells discusses possible causes and ramifications of recent statistics surrounding mental health in Britain.
Vixi Mann explores the relationship between music and grief, by interviewing two students who have lost a parent.
A new era is about to dawn in Japan. Suffering from ill health, the elderly Emperor Akihito will abdicate the Chrysanthemum Throne in favour of his son, Crown Prince Naruhito, on the thirtieth of April this year. His reign, alongside Crown Princess Masako, will mark the beginning of the ‘Reiwa’ era, as announced on the […]
As the second leading cause of disability worldwide, major depressive disorder has a profound effect on individuals and society. Treating this debilitating disorder is vital yet current treatments have severe side effects and inconsistent results. A recent study conducted in California explored the influence of brain stimulation on mood in epilepsy patients. Epilepsy is often […]
I know you’re somewhere, somewhere/I’ve been trapped in my mind, girl, just holdin’ on”. When I first came across Jocelyn Flores I was on a road trip across California, eating Popeye’s and staring at the endless expanse of desert that stretched out until forever. His calming voice was reassuring and, immediately I felt the pain […]
Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives, for better or for worse. We are connected to friends and family around the world at the tap of a screen and have the entire world wide web at our fingertips. Whilst these technological advancements have made our day-to-day lives easier in many respects, there is […]
ALDOUS Huxley famously wrote “take a holiday from reality whenever you like, and come back without so much as a headache or a mythology.” Sounds like a dream come true? In Huxley’s classic Brave New World it’s possible. In fact, he wrote a lot about psychedelics and his experiences with them, and before he died, […]