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Social Media ‘Likes’ Impact Teens’ Brains and Behavior

For teens, seeing lots of “likes” on photos in a social network activates the same brain circuits that are typically activated by eating chocolate and winning money. ... More>


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New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring a unified model of depression, cognitive and neurbiological mechanisms underlying antisocial behavior, and the role of testosterone in regulating behavior in social anxiety. ... More>


Withdrawn Children Show Predictable Brain Activity During Social Interactions

Findings from fMRI study provide insight into the brain activity of socially withdrawn children and could inform interventions aimed preventing anxiety disorders among children at risk. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring bottom-up processes and motor control in predictable environments, and the role of object function in guiding visual search. ... More>