Psychology

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Feeling post-lockdown anxiety? We’ve got you covered.

Experts provide advice on navigating COVID-19 reopenings and webinars to boost your resiliency.

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Can TV shows help with teen mental health?

A UCLA report suggests they can, but only when topics are approached in a credible, supportive way.

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Virtual reality warps your sense of time, research shows

Psychology research demonstrates unique ‘time compression’ effect of virtual reality.

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Anxious about returning to work? Psychologists offer insight and tips

Many are experiencing return-to-work anxiety and stress when contemplating returning to their desks.

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How to resocialize after the pandemic

COVID-19 took a toll on our relationships. Understanding why might help us come back together.

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What are kids actually learning from popular TV?

A 50-year survey shows the values kids learn have changed from decade to decade, often reflecting shifts in the broader culture.

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Making decisions based on how we feel about memories, not accuracy

A new study explores the difference between subjective and objective memory.

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New study reveals the ‘hidden costs’ of being Black in the U.S.

Near-daily discrimination takes a measurable toll on Black men, who do not enjoy the same improvements in physical and mental health that white men experience with higher incomes.

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Mentoring by text message

More than 1,600 mentors stepped up in four months to help their fellow students feel connected.

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6 ways to manage coronavirus depression

Knowing what depression looks like and how to manage it can help prevent you from slipping into dark moods.

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