Health

Love in the age of surveillance: does Facebook make us jealous?

One of the fundamental ways that technology has changed society is by facilitating our surveillance of one another. But there must be a line, beyond which we pay a price for such a high degree of surveillance, such as human rights infringements and excessive invasion of privacy

What it’s like to live with synaesthesia

Holly Baxter was at university when she realised that the way she processed information –  namely, by seeing words as colours –  was unusual. Here she speaks to fellow synaesthetes and learns more about how the complex condition affects the brain in different ways for different people

LGBT people 'face devastating discrimination in end-of-life care'

‘In the hospital, they thought we were sisters. I was always aware of the way people might be reacting to the fact that we were lesbians and felt less comfortable in a public ward. Being lesbian made an already traumatic situation worse. I constantly felt in general like I always had my out myself to explain my role was in her care and life’

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