Teens, Tech and Mental Health: Oxford Study Finds No Link
There remains “little association” between technology use and mental-health problems, a study of more than 430,000 10 to 15-year-olds suggests. The Oxford Internet Institute compared TV viewing, social-media and device use with feelings of depression
Little to No Increase in Association Between Adolescents’ Mental Health Problems and Digital Technology Engagement, Study Says
A new study in Clinical Psychological Science suggests that there has been little to no increase in the association between adolescents’ technology engagement and mental health problems.
Gender-Affirming Health Care Should Be a Right, Not a Crime
APS Fellow/Author: Kristina R. Olson In late March, the Arkansas State House and Senate voted to prohibit health care workers in the state from providing gender-affirming health care to transgender and other gender-diverse young people.
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on children’s susceptibility to trust strangers, prosocial behaviors in adolescents, temporal structure in memory, memory accuracy for real-world events, effort and pupillometric investigation, personality changes and career, and a neurobiological examination of delayed judgments of learning.
Coronavirus Turmoil Raises Depression Risks in Young Adults
“A number of kids are expressing that these are supposed to be the best years—high school and college—the most free years,” says Anne Marie Albano, a professor of medical psychology in psychiatry at Columbia University
How to Talk to Your Children About Protests and Racism
As cities and social media explode with anger over the killing of yet another black man at the hands of police, worried parents struggle with how to protect their children from seeing the worst of