Health

Community factors influence how long you'll live, study shows

While lifestyle choices and genetics go a long way toward predicting longevity, a new study shows that certain community characteristics also play important roles. American communities with more fast food restaurants, a larger ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How social media altered the good parenting ideal

Social media has altered perceptions of what good parenting is and may play a role in the reduction in the amount of time kids spend just playing, according to a University of Alberta study.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mitigating the effects of childhood trauma

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can lead to mental health disorders in adolescence, and healthy family functioning and civic engagement can mitigate such damaging impact, according to a new Rutgers University–Camden ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How reciprocity can magnify inequality

People tend to reciprocate others' actions in ways that increase disparities in wealth, according to findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

Health

Facebook's lure the same for young and old

(HealthDay)—Older adults are joining Facebook in large numbers for the same reasons as kids and younger adults—to develop social connections, a new survey finds.

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