News tagged with antisocial behaviors
When children with conduct problems see images of others in pain, key parts of their brains don't react in the way they do in most people. This pattern of reduced brain activity upon witnessing pain may serve as a neurobiological ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Infants who sweat less in response to scary situations at age 1 show more physical and verbal aggression at age 3, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Scienc ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Does good behavior lead to more good behavior? Or do we try to balance our good and bad deeds? The answer depends on our ethical mindset, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Associ ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Neuroscientists should help to develop compelling digital games that boost brain function and improve well-being, say two professors specializing in the field in a commentary article published in the science journal Nature.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Red flags are easy to recognize in the days following a tragic event like a mass shooting. That's why a group of Iowa State researchers is working to identify those early warning signs in juvenile offenders before they turn ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Living in a caring community may help curb teenage alcohol use, while hanging out with antisocial peers can have the opposite effect, according to Penn State researchers studying substance abuse patterns.
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Many high school students work in addition to going to school, and some argue that employment is good for at-risk youths. But a new study has found that placing juvenile offenders in jobs without ensuring that they attend ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Both nature and nurture appear to be significant factors in early antisocial behaviors of adopted children, a Wayne State University researcher believes.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with psychopathic tendencies have an impaired sense of smell, which points to inefficient processing in the front part of the brain. These findings by Mehmet Mahmut and Richard Stevenson, from Macquarie University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 3
Scientists affiliated with the UC Davis MIND Institute have discovered how a defective gene causes brain changes that lead to the atypical social behavior characteristic of autism. The research offers a potential target for ...
Autism spectrum disorders Aug 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Students receiving special-education services for behavioral disorders and those with more obvious disabilities are more likely to be bullied than their general-education counterparts -- and are also more ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An assistant professor at Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice is working to unlock the mysteries surrounding the role that genetics and environmental influences play on criminal and antisocial behavior.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
War, the aftermath of war, and political violence are harmful to children's and teens' mental health and well-being. But few studies have looked at how this happens. A new longitudinal study of neighborhoods in Belfast, Northern ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Programs that support parents during their child's early years hold promise for obesity prevention, according to a new study in the online February 6 issue of Pediatrics.
Health Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Your genes could be a strong predictor of whether you stray into a life of crime, according to a research paper co-written by UT Dallas criminologist Dr. J.C. Barnes.
Genetics Jan 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |