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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring white matter structure and reading acquisition, attention to reward in adolescence, and cortisol and loss aversion in young men. ... More>


The Case for Delayed Adulthood


Brief Intervention May Prevent Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school. ... More>


Risky behavior by teens can be explained in part by how their brains change


Is the Music of the ’60s Really the Best Ever?

I had the good fortune to come of age during the richest musical epoch—well, ever. The Grateful Dead, the Beatles, Dylan, Janis Joplin, Zappa. I could go on and on. […]... More>