Case history

Illustration: Angela Ho

A.S. is a fiercely independent 68-year-old woman who loved driving around in her Jaguar and visiting glitzy casinos in Las Vegas.

Tuesday, 6 November, 2012, 9:37am

App of the Week: My Pain Diary

App of the Week: My Pain Diary

My Pain Diary: Chro

23 Oct 2012 - 10:01am

Children with bright parents less happy, survey finds

Children with siblings and better educated parents tend to be less happy than their peers, a study by Lingnan University found.

The results surprised researchers, who said the survey suggested a worrying trend for young people to be more unhappy than adults.

28 Sep 2012 - 3:15am

The User's Guide to the Human Mind

The User's Guide to the Human Mind by Shawn Smith New Harbinger Publications

Do you suffer from anxiety? If so, don't worry because everyone else is a bag of nerves too, says Colorado psychologist Shawn Smith.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Mapping My Mind

Nilanjan Das uses everyday objects to explore the mind and emotion in minimal mixed-media paintings, including Soul (above). Today-Fri, 8am-9pm, 1/F Devon House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Rd, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2844 5094. Ends Fri

7 Apr 2008 - 12:00am



by Iain M. Banks

Orbit, HK$231

Iain Banks is, quite simply, a prodigy. Forget J.K. Rowling for a moment. The Fife-based writer has been wowing the literary world since his first novel, 1984's The Wasp Factory, stunned audiences with its shocking tale of a young girl-turned-murderer on a lonely Scottish island.

2 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Architecture Photo exhibition

An exhibition featuring architectural photography will be held at the Goethe Gallery of the Hong Kong Arts Centre from March 16 to April 16.

3 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

7 thoughts to change your mind

CHANGING OUR MINDS is one of the things that makes us human. Whether we are teachers, parents, students, friends, lovers, employers, employees or politicians, we all have an interest in changing the minds of others or of seeing things differently ourselves.

24 Jul 2004 - 12:00am


A young pair gallops alongside a fast-moving train through the verdant countryside of southern Mexico. This picture, taken by Los Angeles Times photographer Don Barletti, won the Pulitzer prize, while Sonia Nazario won an award for writing the heartbreaking stories behind these smiles. Many immigrants from Central America have left their families to search for a better life.

10 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Stretch your mind to preserve memory

Working your brain in new ways and stretching your mind helps to preserve memory.

Like muscles that go flabby and shrink if you stop working out, connections between brain cells disappear when they are no longer used.

The following tips can help you improve your memory and intellectual ability:

10 Nov 2000 - 12:00am