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13 Untranslatable Words For Happiness

Dr Tim Lomas believes analysis of happiness is very Western-centric Rex Features Psychologists have been analysing happiness for years. Subjects for studies include what makes us happy, and why? And, what happens to our bodies when we feel happiness? Dr Tim Lomas believes analysis of happiness is very Western-centric – it focuses only on Western cultures [...]

Racism rife in schools, finds study

Four out of five children born in non-English-speaking countries have experienced racism in school at least once a month. Deakin University researcher Naomi Priest presented these findings - from a survey of children at five primary schools and four high schools in Victoria - to the Australian Institute of Family Studies. Dr Priest said being [...]