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Keeping An Eye on Kids' Success in School
A program that tests kids' vision to make sure they can see the blackboard and their assignments can yield big improvements in performance.
Online Fitness, Meet PE Class
Kids use smartphones anyway, so why not enlist them to get kids to be more active? Exergames are fun and adjust to personal fitness levels.
Too Much Time on Your Hands?
There's a sweet spot when it comes to free time: Too little of it and you're stressed. Too much, and productivity and happiness decline.
You've Been Phubbed
You're with a friend and their cell phone dings. They drop your conversation to text or take the call. Phubbed! Certain types do this more.
A Link Between Cannabis and Schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia and marijuana use problems have been rising as legal restrictions on pot have eased. Is there a connection or vulnerability?
Bored Gamers in Search of “Flow”
If you play games on your phone whenever you have time on your hands, think again. It can lead to anxiety and depression, not engagement.
Convincing Young Adults to Take a Shot
Many young adults are reluctant to get a COVID vaccine, and this could prolong the pandemic. Here are some of their reasons.
A Strip Club Safety Net?
Does the presence of strip clubs, brothels and adult stores increase the likelihood of sexual violence in a community? A surprising answer.
A Huge Boost for Young Brains
Vulnerable kids who learned mindfulness techniques at school were not only less stressed, they gained over an hour of quality sleep a night.
The Lasting Harm of Teen Obesity
Once a teen becomes obese, even losing weight can't undo the health issues it sets in motion. Here's what parents can do to help their kids.
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