The self-esteem of Australians has remained stable for decades, calling into question the misconception that the younger generations are becoming more self-centred, new research has found.
Dr Patrick Clarke from the School of Psychology and Speech Pathology is taking a new and innovative approach to understanding the causes and treatment of these debilitating illnesses.
Curtin University researcher Janet Bielby is tackling the mysterious condition of stuttering from a new angle – investigating it as a genetic condition.
In a world first, preventing doping in adolescent sport by targeting coaches is the focus of an international research project led by Curtin, and funded by the International Olympic Committee.
Curtin University researchers have found exercisers are more likely to keep exercising if their fitness instructor adopts a positive communication style rather than a ‘no pain, no gain’ approach.
Curtin University research has examined the relationship between men’s body attitudes and gym attendance, finding hidden fears about body fat, rather than a desire to build muscle.
Curtin research has examined the role intention and habit play in getting first-generation university students to participate in physical activity.