Psychology & Psychiatry

Do I look mad? Reading facial cues with the touch-screen generation

Are today's children, who grew up with mobile technology from birth, worse at reading emotions and picking up cues from people's faces than children who didn't grow up with tablets and smartphones? A new UCLA psychology study ...

Medical research

Researchers look to Twitter to evaluate social distancing measures

By comparing Twitter data from before and after the COVID-19 outbreak, Johns Hopkins University researchers found a profound impact on the movement of Americans—indicating social distancing recommendations are having an ...

Health

It's 2020: Time to teach teens 'safe' sexting

Preaching sexual abstinence to youth was popular for a number of decades, but research repeatedly found that such educational messages fell short in their intended goals. Simply telling youth not to have sex failed to delay ...

Health

Social determinants of health are linked to gun homicide rates

Gun homicide rates in the US are associated with several social determinants of health, including income inequality, government welfare spending, trust in institutions, and social mobility, according to a new study published ...

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