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Study: Altruistic Adolescents Less Likely to Become Depressed

12 hours ago − University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — It is better to give than to receive – at least if you're an adolescent and you enjoy giving, a new study suggests. The study found that 15- and 16-year-olds who find pleasure in pro-social activities, such as giving their money to family members, are less likely to become depressed than those who get a bigger thrill from taking risks or keeping the money for…
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• Taking a Walk May Lead to More Creativity Than Sitting, Study Finds − 12 hours ago
• Take Notes by Hand for Better Long-term Comprehension − 12 hours ago
• Genetics Risk, Prenatal Smoking May Predict Behavioral Problems − Yesterday
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04-24-14

Study: Altruistic Adolescents Less Likely to Become Depressed

Parents
04-24-14
Parents of Severely Ill Children See Benefits as Caregivers, Says Study
Benefits often coexist with the negative and stressful outcomes for parents who have a child born with or later diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, says a recent study led…
Type
04-24-14
Children Living with a Lone Parent Are as Happy as Those with 2
Children living with a step-parent or a lone parent are as happy as those living with two biological parents, the British Sociological Association's annual conference in Leeds heard today…
Pendry
04-24-14
'Horsing Around' Reduces Stress Hormones in Youth
PULLMAN, Wash. – New research from Washington State University reveals how youth who work with horses experience a substantial reduction in stress – and the evidence lies in kids'…
Business
04-24-14
Small Business Owners Not Always Worried About Being Treated Fairly, Researcher Finds
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Fairness is not always the most important priority for small retailers. In an international study, University of Missouri researchers found that some small retailers are less…
Genetic
04-23-14
Genetics Risk, Prenatal Smoking May Predict Behavioral Problems
HUNTSVILLE, TX (4/23/14) -- Researchers have found evidence of an interaction between prenatal smoking and genetic risk factors that increase aggressive behavior in children, especially in girls. …
Walking
04-24-14
Taking a Walk May Lead to More Creativity Than Sitting, Study Finds
WASHINGTON -- When the task at hand requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting, according to research published by the American Psychological…
Notes
04-24-14
Take Notes by Hand for Better Long-term Comprehension
Dust off those Bic ballpoints and college-ruled notebooks — research shows that taking notes by hand is better than taking notes on a laptop for remembering conceptual information over…
Children
04-24-14
Paying Closer Attention to Attention
Ellen's (not her real name) adoptive parents weren't surprised when the school counselor suggested that she might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Several professionals had made this suggestion…
Books
04-23-14

Picture Books Aren't Just Fun

Youth
04-23-14
Change 'Authoritarian' Football Culture to Produce Future Stars, Says Research
Premier League soccer stars are subjecting their club's junior players to regular insults and practical jokes in a humiliating rite of passage, the British Sociological Association's annual conference in…
School
04-22-14
Research Shows Impact of Facebook Unfriending
DENVER (April 22, 2014) – Two studies from the University of Colorado Denver are shedding new light on the most common type of `friend' to be unfriended on Facebook…
Kids
04-23-14

WSU Researchers Tackle 'Virtually Ignored' Psychological Study of Spite

Action
04-22-14

Neurotics Don't Just Avoid Action: They Dislike It

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Psychiatry

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Children & Parents

Study: Altruistic Adolescents Less Likely to Become Depressed


12 hours ago − University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
• Parents of Severely Ill Children See Benefits as Caregivers, Says Study − 9 hours ago
• 'Horsing Around' Reduces Stress Hormones in Youth − 5 hours ago
• Paying Closer Attention to Attention − 12 hours ago
• Children Living with a Lone Parent Are as Happy as Those with 2 − 12 hours ago
• Genetics Risk, Prenatal Smoking May Predict Behavioral Problems − Yesterday
• WSU Researchers Tackle 'Virtually Ignored' Psychological Study of Spite − Yesterday
 
Chronic Stress

Science-themed Music Videos Boost Scientific Literacy, Study Shows (w/Video)


22 days ago − University of Washington
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Alcoholism
Despite Lower Levels of Drinking, African-Americans Encounter More Problems

1 months ago − Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science
INDIANAPOLIS— A theoretical paper with lead author Tamika Zapolski, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), examines a paradox in African American drinking. African Americans report initiation to drinking at an older age, lower rates of use and lower levels of use in nearly all age groups. Nonetheless, the group encounters higher levels of problems related to alcohol when compared…
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Learning

Picture Books Aren't Just Fun


Yesterday − University of Waterloo
• Small Business Owners Not Always Worried About Being Treated Fairly, Researcher Finds − 12 hours ago
• Change 'Authoritarian' Football Culture to Produce Future Stars, Says Research − Yesterday
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• People Selectively Remember the Details of Atrocities That Absolve In-group Members − 3 days ago
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Women's Studies, Gender

WSU Researchers Tackle 'Virtually Ignored' Psychological Study of Spite


Yesterday − Washington State University
• Religious Music Brings Benefit to Seniors' Mental Health − 6 days ago
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Political Behavior

Why Were Young Males Behind Recent Attacks on Schools And Public Gatherings?


22 days ago − Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News
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Conflict
Real-time Audio of Corporal Punishment Shows Kids Misbehave Within 10 Minutes of Spanking

9 days ago − Southern Methodist University
A new study based on real-time audio recordings of parents practicing corporal punishment discovered that spanking was far more common than parents admit, that children were hit for trivial misdeeds and that children then misbehaved within 10 minutes of being punished. …
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Violence Behaivior

Criticism of Violent Video Games Has Decreased as Technology Has Improved, Gamers Age


22 days ago − University of Missouri-Columbia
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