The last few weeks have seen the long-anticipated debates between the Democrats’ presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Republican Donald Trump. The debates were very fierce and both candidates availed of every opportunity to make personal attacks.
Phone use while driving is a growing problem. The Dutch government recently launched a campaign in which it urges drivers to switch their phones to silent mode when they get behind the wheel. Will this campaign prove effective? And why (or why not)?
Say you’re asked to improve public health by designing an intervention that stimulates interpersonal communication, based on the idea that discussing unhealthy behaviors stimulates people to behave in a more healthy way. Would it work and why (or why not)?
Half a million people have suffered from bullying at work in the past year. And 80,000 of these people have been structurally humiliated, excluded, verbally abused, or threatened (TNO). What do we know about how workplace bullying affects our health?