Psychology

  1. Science & Society

    Beyond the El Paso shooting: Racist words and acts harm kids’ health

    An author of a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics describes how racist acts, such as gun violence, can lead to lifelong physical and mental harm

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  2. Psychology

    Students can sway how their parents view climate change

    Teens and tweens can sway their parents’ views about climate change if they talk about it, sharing what they learned in school, a new study finds.

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  3. Math

    Science is helping kids become math masters

    Some researchers study video games, students’ posture and more as a means to help kids become better and more comfortable with math.

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  4. Psychology

    Is the Netflix show 13 Reasons Why linked to suicide?

    The Netflix show 13 Reasons Why attracted a lot of controversy for showing suicide. Two studies now look for signs that watching the show may elevate suicide risk.

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  5. Health & Medicine

    Climate change poses mental health risks to children and teens

    Climate change doesn’t just hurt people’s physical health. It’s bad for mental health, too. Children and teens are especially at risk, say experts.

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  6. Psychology

    Art can make science easier to remember

    Students who learn science using art remember what they learned longer than those in regular classes.

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  7. Health & Medicine

    Why some people think they know more than vaccine experts

    New research sheds light on why some people choose myths over science when it comes to vaccines.

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  8. Psychology

    What part of us knows right from wrong?

    Our conscience may have evolved from our need to cooperate. Scientists are learning where the brain’s moral centers are, and how they make us human.

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  9. Health & Medicine

    Friendly adults help teens stand up against bullies

    In the movies, kid heroes often intervene to stop bullies. What makes that happen in reality? A good family life and trustworthy teachers can help.

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  10. Psychology

    Easing test anxiety boosts science grades in low-income students

    Giving lower-income students mental tools to cope with test anxiety boosted their science grades.

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  11. Science & Society

    School bullying has risen in areas that supported Trump

    Bullying rose in areas that favored Republican Donald Trump in the 2016 election for U.S. president. The new findings come from surveys of Virginia middle school students.

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  12. Health & Medicine

    Why can’t bugs be grub?

    Insects are tasty and nutritious, and raising them is good for the planet. So how can Westerners be convinced to give insects a taste?

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