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Researchers Delve Into Data on Video Games and Aggression in Kids

In a meta-analysis and accompanying commentaries, psychological scientists examine the available data on video game playing and aggression, noting the many methodological issues in this area of research. ... More>

The Terrible Teens

Adolescent Friendships Linked to Adult Health

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the relationship between costly signaling and trust among groups and investigating factors that predict why adolescent friendships end. ... More>

Observer Article

Using Time to Understand Behavioral Development

In the days, weeks, and years following traumatic events from combat to spinal-cord injuries, most individuals respond with resilience and do not go on to develop PTSD, notes APS Fellow George A. Bonanno. Bonanno joins APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Ian J. Deary, Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Emily Butler, and Robert N. Singer for a cross-cutting theme program on how memory, relationships, and even IQ can affect people across different periods of their lifespans — from milliseconds to decades. ... More>