Does the legalization of recreational marijuana for adults increase it's use among teenagers?
Adolescence, anesthesia, and alcohol: a recipe for a captivating new study. Is anesthesia in adolescence affecting our relationship with alcohol?
Poor sleep found to predict depression symptoms in pre-teens The occurrence of depression increases drastically in adolescence, especially among girls. New research has found that sleep disturbances (trouble falling/staying asleep or sleeping too much) predicted future depression symptoms in pre-teens.
Can poor sleep predict depression symptoms up to a year later in pre-teens? New research supports this hypothesis.
Professor Contractor Noshir knows how to help you get along better with your coworkers. He studies the interpersonal dynamics of crews in extreme environments, like a 3 year mission to Mars!
Whether it’s cartoons, advertisement strategies, rappers, or even podcasts, in the last few years Americans have been speaking out and stepping up to combat perceived unethical and immoral behavior. There is a growing polarization developing between those for and against this new cultural shift. But why?
Loneliness ages you faster. But hormones can help! A recent study shows that oxytocin prevents cellular aging in lonely prairie voles.
Could the “overview effect” calm political polarization? This paper makes a case for teaching emotional regulation in schools and looking at the Earth from space. The author explains this would help us all become emotionally capable individuals who could engage in conversations with people different from us, with empathy and respect.
Have you ever been angered by someone else’s opinion? Did you understand where the person was coming from before disagreeing? Here’s how @sanjoymarcel thinks we could cool things down a bit. #palebluedot #lookupandlookin article by Aditi Sharma.
Ever feel like you can’t control your own memories? Suffer from too many unwanted recollections, and too little access to important information? Post-traumatic stress affects your ability to form new memories and retrieve old ones! #ptsd #adhd #flashbacks #posttraumaticstressdisorder #memory
A new study finds that higher cortisol levels before, but not during, a speed-dating event makes men more popular with women. It depends on timing.
This article explores incentives for projects spanning millennia, and determines which of those incentives would provide the most successful approach.