Violent behavior is a complex product of biology and upbringing, and when that violence involves murder and destruction to …
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.
Young women who came of age in the late 1960s and ’70s, when many states had lowered their legal drinking ages to under 21, remained at higher risk of suicide and homicide into adulthood, a new study finds.
When children are exposed to violence on TV and in video games, studies show they tend to become more aggressive themselves. But a new study reveals that even just exposure to swear words in media may lead children to become more …