Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain emotion circuit sparks as teen girls size up peers

What is going on in teenagers' brains as their drive for peer approval begins to eclipse their family affiliations? Brain scans of teens sizing each other up reveal an emotion circuit activating more in girls as they grow ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Research Shows Pride’s Potential to Foster Individual Success

(PhysOrg.com) -- The age-old question of whether pride is the seventh sin or an adaptive virtue has been answered by two Northeastern University scientists. Contrary to popular belief, the researchers found that pride not ...