Psychology & Psychiatry

Life purpose buffers bad moods triggered by diversity

Being in the minority in an ethnically diverse crowd is distressing, regardless of your ethnicity, unless you have a sense of purpose in life, reports a Cornell developmental psychologist.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Peer pressure starts in childhood, not with teens

(Medical Xpress)—Peer group influences affect children much earlier than researchers have suspected, finds a new University of Maryland-led study. The researchers say it provides a wake-up call to parents and educators ...

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