Questions about traumatic brain injury and bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev begin to surface
A happy face can certainly lift spirits, but can it reduce rage?
Painful experiences early in life can alter the brain in lasting ways.
A Texas school district changes its corporal-punishment policy — by expanding rather than limiting teachers’ rights to paddle students. Is spanking really the best way to discipline kids?
Think of the stereotypical tough guy: broad-faced, square-jawed, uber-macho. Research even bears out this convention, linking wider, more masculine faces with characteristics like dishonesty, lack of cooperation and perceived …
A new analysis concludes that spanking fails to alter kids’ behavior in the long term. What it does instead is amp up their aggression.
Welcome back! This week on the podcast: why dieters can’t seem to keep the weight off, a new breed of super broccoli that promises to lower your cholesterol, and research suggesting that kids’ aggression can be traced back to …
All little kids can be aggressive, but those who remain explosive by the time they enter kindergarten have their mothers to blame, according to new research published Wednesday in the journal Child Development.
Crying and waking up in the middle of night are routine during any newborn’s first few months. But if those wailing episodes continue on a regular basis past the first year, then they may signal possible behavioral problems down the road.
The topic of virtual violence in video games resulting in real life aggression has long been controversial—and many courts have tested the limits of the “video games made me do it” defense. Now a new study published this week in the March issue of the Psychological Bulletin adds to the debate with findings suggesting that, while