Why are we so nostalgic for the 1990s?
Everything old is new again: that is a defining feature of pop culture.
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The Stand exists to unlock the knowledge and expertise inside the University of Wollongong (UOW), telling stories about our people and their accomplishments that inform, educate and inspire. This magazine was born out of a renewed sense of place, purpose and values that will guide the University in fulfilling its role in exploring how to resolve society’s large and complex social, environmental and economic challenges.
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Why do we feel anxious before sitting a test?
It’s the elephant in the room, sitting on our chest, eyeballing us as our mind goes blank and the questions on the page blur. So why do we get anxious before tests? And why do some of us thrive under the pressure while others fail?
Meet the UOW researchers broadening the scope of mental health research
Associate Professor Kelly Newell and Dr Katrina Green are dedicated to understanding the differences between the brains of people with and without mental illnesses.
Digital fatigue is real
A few tips on how to combat emotional exhaustion while in lockdown
What is toxic positivity?
As NSW continues its second and strictest COVID lockdown, there has been plenty of focus on maintaining a positive outlook.
Take a walk on the wild side to avoid COVID blues
Bob Dylan sang “The times are a changin’,” but I don’t think Bob had COVID in mind.
How ‘beer and banter’ is helping men to open up
When Lachlan Stevens bought His Boy Elroy two years ago, he had a vision to build a brand based on three principles: loyalty, authenticity, and community. Now his grassroots initiative Barstool Brothers is growing.