Psychology

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  1. Science & Society

    Teen mental health: What role does social media play?

    The Surgeon General advises that because social media is being linked to both good and harm, teens can use it — but should do so very carefully.

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  2. Humans

    Seven steps to boost your mood

    Give yourself some quality “me time” every day. The goal is self-care and expression that can liberate you — and maybe even bring joy.

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  3. Psychology

    Pets and other animals can boost health and well-being

    Living with animals seems to provide some health benefits, from lower stress levels to a stronger immune system.

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  4. Psychology

    This scientist knows how to frighten you

    Margee Kerr studies how and why people seek out frightening situations. She aims to use fear to help people lead happier and more empowered lives.

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  5. Psychology

    Spending time in green spaces can provide big health benefits

    Walking through a park or playing in a yard can make you feel better, both mentally and physically. Here’s how — and evidence it works for people at any age.

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  6. Psychology

    Scientists Say: Neurodivergent

    This often-misunderstood word describes someone whose brain works a little differently from most.

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  7. Psychology

    Done right, online learning might be as engaging as face-to-face  

    Measures of stress offer clues to how engaged students are during online lessons. This could help teachers design more effective classes.

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  8. Brain

    Scientists Say: Addiction

    Recovering from addiction is hard but possible. Encouragement of loved ones can improve a person’s chances of overcoming this disease.

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  9. Psychology

    Supportive spaces help LGBTQ+ youth thrive in school and beyond

    Schools are safer and more welcoming when their policies respect and affirm LGBTQ+ students. Clubs can push for changes that boost kids’ mental health.

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