Research Roundup: What’s ‘News’ in the APS Observer
In this special episode of Under the Cortex, the entire APS communications team shares its top highlights from the September/October 2021 Issue of the Observer.
Stressed Teens Benefit from Coping Online, but a Little Goes a Long Way
Cell phones and social media can help teens cope with stressful events—as long as they strike the right balance between spending time online and pursuing other coping activities.
The Brain’s ‘Prediction Machine’ Anticipates the Future When Listening to Music
New research published in the journal Psychological Science explores the brain’s “prediction machine” capabilities by examining how we experience music.
Gender in a Nonbinary World
Thekla Morgenroth with the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom shares their research on gender, inclusion, and transgender rights.
Can Coping With COVID Make Things Worse?
How people respond to health threats can influence their own health and, when people are facing communal risks, even their community’s health. This interview explores how reducing fear may jeopardize health behaviors.
The Burden of the COVID-19 Pandemic May Motivate Outbreaks of Violent Protest and Antigovernment Sentiment
Civil unrest and political violence may be related to the psychological burden of the COVID-19 pandemic.