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Family Meal

Instilling a strong dinnertime routine and cutting out television and other media during dinner could help children maintain a healthy weight, suggests research in the Journal of Family Psychology. Researchers surveyed 160 parent-child pairs about their dinnertime routines and...

Tai Chi

A 12-week tai chi program could help reduce depression symptoms among Chinese-American patients who might be unlikely to take advantage of other mental health services, suggests a study in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Researchers assigned 67 participants with...

Nudge

Behavioral “nudges” are a cost-effective tool to get people to change their behaviors, finds a review in Psychological Science. Researchers searched the literature for papers that evaluated nudges–behavioral science-derived interventions for policy problems–in seven focus areas, including increasing workers’...

IVF Babies

Children conceived via the fertility treatments IVF and ICSI do not have lower cognitive abilities than children conceived without reproductive technology, despite some previous research suggesting they might, finds a study in Human Reproduction. The researchers analyzed data from...

Bullies and Victims

Childhood bullies and their victims both face an increased risk of stress, anger and hostility as they grow into adulthood, increasing their risk for cardiovascular disease and other physical health problems, suggests a study in Psychological Science. Researchers analyzed...