Climate change may be one of the factors contributing to violence within and among societies, according to the latest study.
Do violent video games make people more callous and less likely to help others? The latest study suggests not— but it likely won’t be the last word.
Yesterday, I asked Facebook to take down a fraudulent page. Within a few hours it was gone, just a shadowy image of a bandaged thumb where it used to be. Very effective. It’s highly likely I get better treatment from Facebook …
Violent behavior is a complex product of biology and upbringing, and when that violence involves murder and destruction to the extent that erupted at the Boston Marathon, the questions about what drives such aggression become all …
Questions about traumatic brain injury and bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev begin to surface
A happy face can certainly lift spirits, but can it reduce rage?
A new study investigates how anger associated with delusions — not simply being out of touch with reality — is critical in determining whether psychosis turns violent.
Study highlights surprising rate of victimization of the mentally ill
Painful experiences early in life can alter the brain in lasting ways.
Watching too much TV is linked to harmful effects in children, but the latest research says even background TV can affect development
You might be surprised to learn what kinds of TV shows are too scary for kids
Seattle’s laid-back vibe has been challenged by a murder rate that already equals that of all of 2011. With schools on lockdown on Wednesday after shootings that left six people dead, including the suspected shooter, parents …
A hard life can age you, literally, researchers say. In fact, children who are exposed to violence at a young age show changes in their DNA equivalent to several years of premature aging.