Simple Steps for Managing Holiday Loneliness
The holidays are a time for joy and togetherness, but for many they can also spur feelings of loneliness. There aren’t comprehensive statistics for how many people feel starved for connection this time of year
Caregiving Across the Lifespan: Collected Psychological Science Research
From informal family caregivers at home to trained professionals in health care facilities, how caregivers act and behave can greatly impact the outcomes of those they care for.
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on positive psychological factors, the moral significance of aesthetics in nature imagery, attention, the status quo and its relationship to technology, and much more.
Tending the Family Tree: Intervening in Intergenerational Mental Health
Unaddressed mental health concerns can echo through the generations of a family, but the exact path depression, anxiety, and other disorders may take through the branches of a family tree isn’t always straightforward.
Root of Teen Empathy Begins with Secure Relationships at Home, Study Finds
Teenagers who have close, secure relationships with their families are more likely to extend empathy to their peers, according to a new study. More specifically, when teens feel safe, supported by and connected to parents
Perfectionism Can Become a Vicious Cycle in Families
Roshni Ray Ricchetti was 16 years old when she arrived at MIT with perfect SAT scores and “lots and lots” of AP credits. She said her parents pushed her to make the absolute most of