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Cooperating For Cookies

Children are more willing to delay gratification when working with another child to achieve a goal than when working solo, suggests an update of the classic “marshmallow test” published in Psychological Science. Working in both Germany and Kenya, researchers created...

Autism Underdiagnosis

One-fourth of children under age 8 with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have not received a diagnosis, and this under diagnosis is worse among black and Hispanic children, according to a study in Autism Research. Researchers analyzed the school and medical...

Family Support

Psychotherapy appears to help children and adolescents at risk for developing bipolar disorder stay healthy, according to research in JAMA Psychiatry. Researchers studied 127 U.S. children and teens ages 9 to 17 to determine which of two types of...

ADHD Hampers Financial Success

Adults who had attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as children will earn, on average, $1.27 million less over their lifetimes than adults without a history of the condition, suggests a study in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Researchers examined the financial outcomes of...

CBT Slows Cellular Aging

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) not only helps reduce anxiety but also seems to protect against accelerated cellular aging, finds a study in Translational Psychiatry. Researchers took blood samples from 46 patients with social anxiety disorder to assess the activity of two...