Psychology & Psychiatry

Smacking children: What the research says

The question of whether it is ever acceptable to smack a child—hitting them with the flat inside of the hand with the aim of achieving compliance—is still highly controversial. In England, this controversy was recently ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study highlights relationship between racism, activism and stress

A recent study from North Carolina State University underscores the feedback loop between racism, stress and anti-racist activism in young Black people. Specifically, the study highlights that experiencing racism is stressful ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stress damages the movement centers in the brain

Stress seems to have a negative effect on the learning of movements—at least in mice. This is the conclusion of a recent study at the University of Bonn. According to the study, the neurons of rodents lose some of their ...

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