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The Atlantic: Smartphones, iPads, TVs, computers, video games. Technology is omnipresent, especially for young students. They just can’t get enough; one 2013 study found that college students check their digital devices for non-class purposes 11 times per day on average, and 80 percent of them admitted that the technology was distracting them More

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Do Men Overperceive Women’s Sexual Interest? Carin Perilloux and Robert Kurzban Research has shown that men interpret women’s levels of sexual interest as being higher than what women themselves report. In a series of surveys, women reported their sexual intentions, and men More

Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science: Iris M. Engelhard, Miriam J. J. Lommen, and Marit Sijbrandij Are perceptions of growth after a trauma adaptive or maladaptive for trauma survivors? Infantry soldiers in the Royal Netherlands Army completed personality assessments before a 4-month deployment in Iraq. Five months More

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Maternal Buffering of Human Amygdala-Prefrontal Circuitry During Childhood but Not During Adolescence Dylan G. Gee, Laurel Gabard-Durnam, Eva H. Telzer, Kathryn L. Humphreys, Bonnie Goff, Mor Shapiro, Jessica Flannery, Daniel S. Lumian, Dominic S. Fareri, Christina Caldera, and Nim Tottenham Primary caregivers More