The studies mentioned are:
Also on the programme, Claudia talks to neuroscientist Kris de Meyer who spent six weeks interviewing followers of evangelical Christian broadcaster, Harold Camping, as they waited for May 21st, 2011, the date the earth was supposed to end. Also, is bad news bad for your mental health ? Rolf Dobelli, author of The Art of Thinking, believes so, and he's given up on the habit. Claudia talks to Rolf and Dr Pam Ramsden who discuss what we know about news consumption and mental wellbeing.