Psychology

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  1. Health & Medicine

    Why war’s emotional wounds run deeper for some kids and not others

    Researchers examine why war’s emotional wounds run deep in some youngsters, not others.

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  2. Astronomy

    Seeing very far away and hitting closer to home

    Editor in Chief Nancy Shute discusses the first-ever image of a black hole and what can be done to help young children with anxiety.

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  3. anxious child
    Psychology

    When anxiety happens as early as preschool, treatments can help

    Researchers are seeking ways to break the link between preschool worries and adult anxiety.

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  4. a group of students at a memorial in Parkland, Fla.
    Psychology

    What we know and don’t know about how mass trauma affects mental health

    Three people connected to mass shootings have recently killed themselves. Here’s what we know, and don’t, about the lingering effects of mass trauma.

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  5. Chimps screaming
    Animals

    ‘Mama’s Last Hug’ showcases the emotional lives of animals

    In ‘Mama’s Last Hug,’ Frans de Waal argues that emotions occur throughout the animal world.

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  6. professor in lecture room
    Psychology

    STEM professors’ beliefs on intelligence may widen the racial achievement gap

    Seeing intelligence as fixed can result in lower grades, especially for certain minorities

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  7. child holding a teddy bear
    Humans

    Why it’s key to identify preschoolers with anxiety and depression

    With mounting evidence that very young children can experience anxiety and depression, efforts are underway to identify and treat them early.

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  8. students taking tests
    Psychology

    Easing test anxiety boosts low-income students’ biology grades

    Wealthier students outperform their less advantaged peers in math and science. Decreasing test anxiety may help even the playing field.

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  9. woman staring at cake
    Psychology

    Sometimes a failure to replicate a study isn’t a failure at all

    Ego depletion is one of the most well-known concepts in social psychology. A recent study can’t confirm an old one showing it exists. Who is right? Probably everyone.

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