Psychology & Psychiatry

Study: Preschoolers learn from math games—to a point

What is the best way to help poor schoolchildren succeed at math? A study co-authored by researchers at MIT, Harvard University, and New York University now sheds light on the ways preschool activities may—or may not—help ...

Neuroscience

Robotic tutors for primary school children

The use of robotic tutors in primary school classrooms is one step closer according to research recently published in the open access journal Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stressed teenagers reluctant to seek formal help, research finds

Young New Zealanders who are experiencing stress are more likely to seek help from friends and families than from counselors or other specialists, according to a new study published in Stress and Health, raising questions ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Which suicide prevention strategies work?

A new study from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons has found that suicide mortality can be reduced by a federally coordinated approach employing scientifically proven options.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychological distress high among students during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of self-reported psychological distress among students has been relatively high during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online Jan. 26 in JAMA Network Open.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus strain to cause more deaths in Britain: study

A mutated coronavirus strain spreading in Britain is on average 56 percent more contagious than the original version, scientists have warned in a study, urging a fast vaccine rollout to help prevent more deaths.

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