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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


Psychologists say overly connected children can’t read human emotion


Too much tech? An argument for keeping schools low-tech


Resolving the Nativist-Empiricist Debate

At the 2014 APS Annual Convention, APS William James Fellow Nora Newcombe discussed how a neoconstructivist approach to cognitive development allows coupling of early starting points with detailed specification of […]... More>