As kids move through adolescence, changes in their brains make them less or more amenable to parental involvement in their lives.
Mean girls use gossip and social exclusion, not physical violence, to bully others. If schools can stop them, boys and non-targeted girls also benefit.
Risk aversion and a flood of media activity about campus sexual assault may have cramped the style of today’s young adults when it comes to sexual activity.
The Miss Teen USA pageant showed that, sometimes, standardized qualities, like teen beauty, pay off; they don’t in other cases, though.
Risky adolescent behavior is well documented, but why does it happen and how can it be helped? Computational analysis has a few answers.
Kids today spend too much time with smartphones and not enough playing outdoors, a new study out of Scotland finds.
The role of genetics is being investigated, as scientists look for a way to treat patients with autism, ADHD, depression, and schizophrenia.
You might be better off drawing about stuff you need to learn than writing it out in words. It’s a caveman-like strategy, yes, but it works.
From Johns Hopkins, training people to pay attention to important details amid noise and garbage details that need to be filtered out.
It’s not hard for college students to find (and abuse) prescription drugs on campus, according to a new survey from Ohio State.