News tagged with friendships
(Medical Xpress)—Most infants respond to a game of peek-a-boo with smiles at the very least, and, for those who find the activity particularly entertaining, gales of laughter. For infants with autism spectrum disorders ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 30, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
How does being in a position of power at work, with friends, or in a romantic relationship influence well-being? While we might like to believe the stereotype that power leads to unhappiness or loneliness, new research indicates ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 28, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Social networking sites may increase the bonds of friendship for nine to 13-year-old boys, according to researchers from the University of York.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—With adolescents seemingly glued to cell phones and social networking websites, experts are investigating whether the near-constant digital activity changes youths' development.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Be warned, popularity may cause lung cancer, heart disease, and emphysema.
Addiction Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Boys who reach sexual maturity more rapidly than their peers have more problems getting along with others their age and are at a higher risk for depression, according to a Cornell study published in Developmental Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Babies still too small to speak know how to make jokes and form friendships, say researchers at an Australian university who have spent two years filming the behaviour of young children.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 18, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers are suggesting that there is a link between the number of friends you have and the size of the region of the brain known as the orbital prefrontal cortex that ...
Neuroscience Feb 02, 2012 | 3 / 5 (11) | 10 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In theory, the social networking website Facebook could be great for people with low self-esteem. Sharing is important for improving friendships. But in practice, people with low self-esteem seem to behave ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 8 |
Teens who more openly express their own viewpoints in discussions with their moms, even if their viewpoints disagree, are more likely than others to resist peer pressure to use drugs or drink.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Many disabled children fail to reach their full potential because they continue to be marginalised in schools, health and social care, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Health Dec 02, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
High-quality friendships in kindergarten may mean that boys will have fewer behavior problems and better social skills in first and third grades, said Nancy McElwain, a University of Illinois associate professor of human ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Girls may be sugar and spice, but "everything nice" takes a back seat when friends let them down.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 22, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
A survey of more than 33,000 Italian high school students reveals that both underweight and overweight teens consume 20 to 40% more illegal drugs than their normal-weight peers.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Social rejection can cause stress in preschoolers, adolescents, and adults. But what happens in middle childhood, a time when peer rejection can be particularly stressful and friendships are key? A new study has found that ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Friendship is a form of interpersonal relationship generally considered to be closer than association, although there is a range of degrees of intimacy in both friendships and associations. Friendship and association are often thought of as spanning across the same continuum. The study of friendship is included in the fields of sociology, social psychology, anthropology, philosophy, and zoology. Various academic theories of friendship have been proposed, among which are social exchange theory, equity theory, relational dialectics, and attachment styles.
Value that is found in friendships is often the result of a friend demonstrating the following on a consistent basis:
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