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Breakthrough scientific discoveries no longer dominated by the very young

Scientists under the age of 40 used to make the majority of significant breakthroughs in chemistry, physics and medicine – but that is no longer the case, new research suggests. A study of Nobel Laureates from 1901 to 2008 in these … Continue reading

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Young people with older friends can help reduce agism

Young people are less likely to be ageist when their friends have friendships with older adults, research led by psychologists at the University of Kent has shown. Even when young adults have no social contact with older adults in their everyday … Continue reading

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Psychological Impact of Natural Disasters on Youth

A new study examines how falling victim to a natural disaster, such as a hurricane, can impact a child’s mental health. Researchers hope the study will help physicians to identify those children most at need of social support services following … Continue reading

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Young people today – Modern life and clinical psychology

It’s a sad but very modern paradox. Despite the many wonderful opportunities and options like education, technologies, internet resources, and travel that are open to young people today, young people’s mental health today has never been so fragile. In contrast … Continue reading

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