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For Teenagers, the Pleasure of ‘Likes’

How “likes” affect teenagers’ brains

‘Like’ it or not, teen brain is primed to join the crowd

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>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

New research explores positive affectivity in youths with depression, links between posttraumatic growth and posttraumatic stress, and interactions between substance abuse and striatal dopamine on reward-based decision making. ... More>