Psychology & Psychiatry

Spanking Can Make Children More Aggressive Later: Study

(PhysOrg.com) -- Children who are spanked frequently at age 3 are more likely to be aggressive when they’re 5, even when you account for possible confounding factors, according to a new study co-authored by Tulane University ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Behavioral problems linked to cortisol levels

Cortisol, the so-called stress hormone, seems to behave in contradictory ways in children. Some youngsters with behavioral problems have abnormally high levels of cortisol, while others with identical problems have abnormally ...

Health

Study Links Internet Addiction to Aggression in Teens

(PhysOrg.com) -- Armed with the findings of a new study, Taiwanese researchers suggest parents and educators pay more attention to children’s online habits because Internet-addicted teens seem more prone to aggression. ...

Neuroscience

Brain basis for crime?

Adrian Raine, a Penn Integrates Knowledge professor in the Departments of Criminology, Psychiatry and Psychology, presented a collection of his work on neurocriminology that broadly attempts to connect criminal, psychopathic ...

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