Alcohol, tobacco, and junk food common on reality TV shows

A new paper in the Journal of Public Health, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that alcohol and tobacco products, in addition to foods high in sugar and fat, appear frequently in reality TV programs.


The brain learns faces fastest in person

The neural representation of a familiar face strengthens faster when you see someone in person, according to a new study published in JNeurosci.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to talk with kids about scary events

When scary or sad things happen in the world, whether thousands of miles away, in your state, your town, your backyard or your home, kids look to the adults that surround them to help them feel safe and understand what is ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Watching smart, avoiding news overload in the time of coronavirus

Continued media exposure to stressful events can have a significant impact on a child's psychological well-being. With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating news cycles, psychologist Jonathan Comer offers tips on how to manage ...

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