La separazione aumenta il rischio di depressione, ma solo per alcune persone (divorce increases the risk of depression, but only for some)

La Stampa: La separazione o il divorzio in una coppia sono eventi particolarmente stressanti, che possono portare a problemi mentali – specie in chi è più sensibile. Tra i diversi problemi di salute mentale cui si può incorrere c’è la depressione che, secondo un nuovo studio, è più probabile si More

Study: To The Human Brain, Me Is We

Forbes: A new study from University of Virginia researchers supports a finding that’s been gaining science-fueled momentum in recent years: the human brain is wired to connect with others so strongly that it experiences what they experience as if it’s happening to us. … “The correlation between self and friend More

Wie Kinder teilen lernen (How children learn to share)

Suddeutsche Zeitung: Sie helfen Erwachsenen, Papier in den Mülleimer zu werfen. Sie zeigen Mitgefühl, wenn jemand anderes verletzt oder traurig ist. Und wenn es besonders gut läuft, teilen Kinder auf dem Spielplatz sogar Schaufel und Plastiktraktor mit Altersgenossen. Dieses sogenannte prosoziale Verhalten von Babys und Kleinkindern macht Eltern stolz &#8211 More

Childhood bullying ‘damages adult life’

BBC: Bullying in childhood “throws a long shadow” into victims’ adult lives, suggests research indicating long-term negative consequences for health, job prospects and relationships. The study tracked more than 1,400 people between the ages of nine and 26. School bullies were also more likely to grow up into adult criminals. More