Psychology & Psychiatry

How the pandemic may damage children's social intelligence

Do you remember the excitement and anticipation of your first day at school? Perhaps you were looking forward to making new friends. Or maybe you were shy and anxious. Research shows that such excitement and stress are the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Students' mental health deteriorating during pandemic

Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck last March, psychiatric emergency visits at Rady Children's Hospital near San Diego have crept up as youths and teens struggle with virtual learning, social isolation and unstable home lives.

Neuroscience

Love and hate in the mouse brain

Mounting behavior, that awkward thrusting motion dogs sometimes do against your leg, is usually associated with sexual arousal in animals, but this is not always the case. New research by Caltech neuroscientists that explores ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dutch outdoor classes avoid coronavirus 'digital misery'

A Dutch university is holding open-air classes in parks, public squares and parking lots to limit the number of lectures taking place online because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

South Korean students forced online as global virus crisis deepens

Millions of South Korean students were ordered back to online classes Tuesday and Mexico launched a nationwide televised schooling programme, highlighting the deepening crisis for children as the coronavirus pandemic drags ...

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