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  1. Psychology

    A growing share of teens feels lonely at school

    Data from kids in 37 nations links this to use of cell phones and the internet.

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  2. Psychology

    Psychology shines light on the harm racism can do

    All forms of racism are harmful. Research sheds new light on the biases behind racism and the many ways it can affect our mental health.

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  3. Tech

    Did Facebook put Instagram profits ahead of teen safety?

    Former employee said Facebook (now Meta) ignored its own research on Instagram risks to teens’ mental health. We look at the issues and what you can do.

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  4. Animals

    Let’s learn about the creatures of Halloween

    Check out the real-life vampires and zombies of the animal kingdom, and learn why people think ghosts and mummy curses are real.

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  5. Psychology

    Will you learn better from reading on screen or on paper?

    Some studies find students don’t learn as well by reading on screens as from paper. But that's not always true. Here’s how to make the most of reading in either format.

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  6. Health & Medicine

    Starting schools later leads to less tardiness, fewer ‘zombies’

    Students attending schools with later start times feel more awake during the day and are less likely to oversleep and be late for class.

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  7. Health & Medicine

    Weight shaming is literally sickening

    Many people think it’s okay to shame people for their weight. Not only is that cruel, but it also can harm their mental and physical health.

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  8. Psychology

    What happened when Simone Biles got the twisties at the Olympics?

    Stress might have led to physical and mental disorientation during the gymnastics competition. Still, a lot about the phenomenon remains unknown.

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  9. Psychology

    How to resist and counter today’s flood of fake news

    Although misinformation bothers most people, few know how to spot deceit or nonsense, studies find.

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