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.
As opposed to praising kids for “doing a good job,” praising them for “being smart” can backfire and increase their tendency to cheat.
Attraction in dating relationships is hard to predict and definitely hard to program on a computer. It’s about the unpredictable intangibles.
Children learn lessons about morality better from storybooks with human characters than they do if the stories have human-like animals.
Students who attend more selective schools and those who attend schools attended mostly by women post more about mental health issues.
Sham therapy can affect how depressed you feel after breaking up; MRIs of the brain show increased emotion-modulating activity with a placebo effect.
People who play the wildly popular game are more physically active and likely to be experiencing positive emotions and nostalgia.