How Gen Z Changed Its Views on Gender
When I talked to teens for my book iGen in 2015 and 2016, most were skeptical about transgender identities. “They’re just confused,” said one. Another said, “They weren’t born that way. I feel like they’re denying their
Women in Science Are Doing All Right
The toy maker Mattel recently honored International Women’s Day by making “role model dolls” of women in science, tech, engineering and math jobs, while lamenting that “girls are systemically tracked away from STEM.” It’s a cliché that these fields
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on the role of phenomenological control in experience, the positive impact of social connectedness, contextualizing empathy, and much more.
Back Page: Singular Sensation
Clinical psychologist Dominika Ochnik discusses her research into singlehood and well-being, mental health risks among young people, and her plans to study associations between urbanization and mental health.
Black Women’s Childhood Symptoms of Disordered Eating Predict Symptoms in Adulthood
New research finds that childhood symptoms of disordered eating are predictive of symptoms in adulthood regardless of race, debunking the myth that eating disorders don’t affect Black women.
Role-Playing Goes a Long Way in STEM Education
The North Carolina Science Festival offers hundreds of science-related events and activities across the state for the entire month of April. It covers all fields of science for all knowledge levels, including opportunities for children to pretend