Psychology & Psychiatry

Social media can identify fathers at risk of postpartum depression

Fathers' prepartum social media posts can predict their risk of postpartum depression. A predictive model based on machine learning is described in the peer-reviewed journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study reveals young children prefer to learn from confident people

At a time when scams seem all around us and fake news appears to be on the rise, you might be relieved to know that even young children show some impressive skills when it comes to identifying poor sources of information, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to put limits on your family's screen time

(HealthDay)—While kids get some benefit from using digital and social media, such as early learning and exposure to new ideas, too much of it can negatively affect their health, sleep and eating habits, and even their attention ...

Neuroscience

Mind melding: Understanding the connected, social brain

Parents may often feel like they are not "on the same wavelength" as their kids. But it turns out that, at least for babies, their brainwaves literally sync with their moms when they are learning from them about their social ...

Autism spectrum disorders

A smartphone app to treat and track autism

Diagnosing autism can take half a day or more of clinical observation, and that's the quick part – often, families wait years just to get to that point. Now, in hopes of speeding things up, Stanford researchers are developing ...

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