Being “addicted” to a smartphone or the internet can be linked to a chemical imbalance in the brain, new research suggests.
Sleep helps our brain strengthen memories, and good sleep therefore can help us learn. But that same strengthening can also get in the way.
Most children are bullied, but it’s not inevitable that they’ll be adversely affected. Why are some devastated while others are not?
If you get less sleep, say because school starts too early in the morning, you’re more likely to have anxiety. Are there other causes for teen anxiety?
A new Univ. of IL study suggests college students of the 2010s are actually less, not more, narcissistic than those of the 1990s.
Punishment that brings physical harm decreases cognitive performance; non-abusive forms of physical punishment reduce school engagement, increase peer isolation.
A series of literature reviews now published in Child Development examines how children make judgments about their place in the world.
The effects of dopamine on how good we feel have been well documented, but it seems one particular chemical in beer may act like dopamine on the brain.
By examining the brains of people who suffered child abuse under a microscope (after they died), scientists have detected structural differences in their brains.
Research out of Johns Hopkins and the WHO shows that we internalize gender stereotypes at a very young age: girls are vulnerable, boys are strong.