Psychology, Psychology in the world

How to keep your plates spinning during lockdown

Why is working from home especially demanding? Dr Gemma Briggs from the School exposes the myth of multitasking and explains the cognitive processing involved when we try to combine different life activities. As I write this, I can hear my kids in the background speaking to their friends on Skype. In this strange time of… Continue reading How to keep your plates spinning during lockdown

Psychology, Psychology in the world

Maintaining wellbeing while working from home: some practical strategies

In this post, Dr Hannah Evans, an Associate Lecturer in the School, offers timely advice on how to manage boundaries when you're using home as a workplace. Her suggestions are based on her PhD research on wellbeing and working from home. Working and living in the same space can merge the boundary between work and… Continue reading Maintaining wellbeing while working from home: some practical strategies