Study Finds Scientists, Public Differ on Key Issues July 6, 2015 . 1 Comment
A Pew Research Center survey on key public health issues suggests significant differences of opinion between scientists and the public. In many cases, these differences are also partisan, ... Read More
Fireworks Can Trigger PTSD Symptoms, and Other News July 3, 2015 . 2 Comments
As families across the country plan their Independence Day celebrations, some people with posttraumatic stress (PTSD), especially veterans, are preparing for a rough weekend. The sudden, ... Read More
Announcing a Redesigned and Improved GoodTherapy.org Site! July 3, 2015 . 2 Comments
Say hello to GoodTherapy.org’s redesigned website! As of July 3, 2015, GoodTherapy.org has a new look and new features—including some that have been in progress for years. You’ll ... Read More
Study Suggests Spinal Cord Learns Without Brain Input July 1, 2015 . 2 Comments
For most people, the concepts of learning and emotions immediately call to mind images of the brain. However, the central nervous system cannot function without the spinal cord. Doctors ... Read More
‘Overwhelming’ Evidence Shows Same-Sex Parenting Is Not Harmful June 30, 2015 . 1 Comment
Friday’s landmark Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges immediately legalized same-sex marriage across the country, forcing even the most conservative states to accept marriage ... Read More
Heavy Metal and ‘Extreme’ Music Can Be Calming, Study Finds June 29, 2015 . 3 Comments
Heavy metal, punk, and other loud, aggressive varieties of music have been historically blamed for things such as child murders and satanic rituals, and some may suspect their influence ... Read More
1 in 4 Children Exposed to Weapon Violence, and Other News June 26, 2015 . 7 Comments
The tragic Charleston church shootings have renewed debates about gun control in the United States. A new study published in Pediatrics may contribute to the dialogue by exposing the link ... Read More
How Do Crows Count? Study Examines Mathematical Crows June 25, 2015 . 2 Comments
Crows and ravens are a long evolutionary chain away from humans, but some of their behavior closely resembles that of humans. Viral videos of crows that talk and count frequently make the ... Read More
Study Says 23% of Children Are Victimized by Cyberbullying June 24, 2015 . 5 Comments
For many parents, bullying is still little more than an uncomfortable childhood rite of passage. But cyberbullying means bullies can attack their victims free of risk, and often without ... Read More
Rape Prevention Program Nearly Halves Risk of Rape June 23, 2015 . 4 Comments
About 16% of women have survived a rape or attempted rape, and some studies put the figure even higher. In one survey of New York University students, 37% of women reported having survived ... Read More
Connecticut Reduces Fatal Shootings, and Other News June 19, 2015 . 8 Comments
In the wake of the shooting rampage that killed nine people at one of the country’s oldest historically black churches, debates about gun control have again entered the national dialogue. ... Read More
Study Suggests Psychosis Not Linked to Violent Crime June 18, 2015 . 5 Comments
School shootings, bomb threats, and similarly horrific crimes often spark national dialogues about “mental illness”. Yet research consistently suggests that those with mental health ... Read More
Researchers Link Mental Health Issues and Creativity June 17, 2015 . 4 Comments
Van Gogh cut off his own ear. Edvard Munch was overwhelmed by anxiety and hallucinations. Charles Dickens likely struggled with depression. The link between creativity and mental health ... Read More
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