Preschoolers Are Obsessed with YouTube
Simple psychological quirks play to the preschool mind, making YouTube irresistible to them. In studying how kids select videos and how long they remain interested, developmental psychologists have gained new insights to the young mind. Read more.
Recovery Schools for Kids Fighting Addiction
Recovery schools,designed to meet both the academic and therapeutic needs of young people struggling with addiction or substance abuse, have better sobriety levels and grades than traditional schools. Read more.
Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
Today's super-connected kids are growing up less rebellious and physically safer than adolescents before them. Despite this, psychologist Jean Twenge argues, they're on the brink of a mental health crisis. Read more.
Is It Time To Sack Football As We Know It?
In the aftermath of a study of 111 brains of former NFL players that revealed 110 of them had CTE, is it time to have a serious conversation about re-inventing football? Read more.
Graduate Students Face Significant Mental Health Challenges
Approximately one-third of graduate students are at risk of having or developing a common psychiatric disorder, a recent study reports. For some students, the graduate school strain on mental health isn't a surprise: here, a PhD student offers an antidote.