School of Psychology News

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Marijuana and Mental Health
The national increase in suicidal behaviors and attempts can stem from many factors, including cannabis use, study finds.
It’s Not All Fun and Games
Internet gaming disorder is a growing problem characterized by spending 15 or more hours gaming weekly plus showing addiction symptoms.
Spacing and Pacing
Learning a little bit of information over time can be more effective than cramming a lot of information in at once.
Feeling Emotional and Physical Hurt
Findings support the idea that physical pain and social distress share some similar neural pathways in the brain.
Controlling the Narrative
Researchers followed over 1,000 people from New Zealand from birth to age 45 to determine if having more self-control as a child impacts people as adults.
ADHD and Suicide Risk
Suicide has increased dramatically. Thus, suicide prevention by identifying risk factors is important to improve suicide screening.