One of the more effective ways to reduce excessive drinking in college is also the most obvious — talk to freshman before they set foot on campus.
To lower teen pregnancy rates in the city, the mayor is relying on fear, guilt and shame. But how effective are such approaches in changing behavior?
If high school students took charge of their education with limited supervision, would they learn? A Massachusetts school is finding out.
How long does bullying over sexual orientation continue?
A program that takes personality into account may help to identify and reduce teen drinking rates.
Why bystanders don’t act when they see violent crimes
Kids with high exposure to the chemical bisphenol-A exhibit unusual levels of protein in the urine – an early warning sign of possible kidney and cardiovascular problems
Fiscal cliff negotiations tested everyone’s patience, but even young children who don’t understand national budgets may show signs of strain during such economic insecurity.
Part of our math skills are innate, but a larger part isn’t
Squabbles over two topics in particular could be especially damaging, researchers say
Teens in violent relationships may become victims of aggression as adults
Which comes first, happiness or money? Much scholarly head tapping has been devoted to examining whether richer people are happier and if so, how much richer? Nobel prize-winners have even looked into it. But a new study suggests …
An investigation alleges extensive child abuse in youth programs in Florida