It’s not just how characters look. How they talk and the role they play have a profound impact on kids, who are quick to categorize characters as ‘good’ or ‘bad’ based on superficial qualities.
Women are underrepresented in academic science. New research finds the problem is even worse in terms of who authors high-profile journal articles – bad news for women’s career advancement.
Sarcasm thrives in ambiguous situations, which makes it especially ripe for misinterpretation.
Research demonstrates a two-way relationship between sleep problems and sexual problems, as well as between satisfying sex and sound sleep. If you want better sex, you need better sleep.
Florida does not have a ‘red flag’ law that would have let police seize Nikolas Cruz’s guns before he killed. But there are actions law enforcement could have taken to address his murderous impulses.
Even though child care costs more than college tuition in many states, college affordability seems to get more attention. Here’s why that needs to change.
In order to prevent future mental health problems among at-risk students, schools must do a better job of screening for mental health problems earlier.
As the nation searches for ways to prevent the next school shooting, one scholar says answers can be found in a forgotten study the Secret Service did after the Columbine massacre.
Nearly half of all teachers report having high levels of daily stress. Research shows that when teachers are stressed out, it can negatively affect students and schools.
Years after their trials, he got in touch with the victims he thought he had helped. They described feeling ‘dumped’ by the system.
More than 47 million people age 65 and older live in the US, and many need help accessing health care. Here are some questions that grown children should ask their parents’ doctors.
Domestic violence services have rightly focused most attention on meeting survivors’ needs. Increasingly, though, organizations are involving men and boys in domestic violence prevention.
While parents are growing more concerned about their children’s easy access to porn, they often don’t realize just how ‘hardcore’ and violent it has become and how early their kids are seeing it.
Gunmakers should be at the center of any discussion of the root causes of violence, and a closer look at firearms sales reveals some interesting trends.
When mass shootings take place, the media rush to publish details on the suspect’s background. But is that approach one that does more harm than good?
A recent study found that one in three college-aged women prioritized their male partner’s sexual pleasure over their own.