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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>
APS Fellow Valerie F. Reyna, Rebecca B. Weldon, and Michael McCormick, all of Cornell University, describe how fuzzy-trace theory may provide suggestions about altering adolescents’ tendency toward risky behavior. ... More>
Parents’ fears about their teenagers’ heavy use of cell phones and social media may be exaggerated, according to a new report from researchers at Duke University. ... More>
APS James McKeen Fellow John Weisz, Director of the Laboratory for Youth Mental Health at Harvard University, has been awarded the 2015 Klaus-Grawe-Award for the Advancement of Innovative Research in […]... More>