Adolescents

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How Young Adults Experience Pain Affects Self-Injury

Teenagers and young adults who intentionally hurt themselves engage in such behavior based, in part, on how they experience pain and their emotional distress, according to findings published in Clinical Psychological Science. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that non-suicidal self-injury is relatively common in adolescents, with more More

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring hormones and externalizing behavior in adolescents, source information and working memory, language exposure and brain development, and the gender-equality paradox in STEM. More