Is Social Media Toxic to Your Teen's Mental Health?

Is Social Media Toxic to Your Teen's Mental Health?

The new study in JAMA Psychiatry has concluded that time spent on social media is bad for teenagers ' mental health, echoing a growing body of research.

Short Bursts of Exercise May Prime the Brain for Learning

Short Bursts of Exercise May Prime the Brain for Learning

For the next phase of this research, Westbrook and colleagues at OHSU plan to couple specific learning tasks with acute bouts of aerobic exercise in an attempt to better understand how triggering exercise-induced Mtss1L may prime the brain for learning.

Is Kink a Leisure Activity or a Sexual Orientation?

Is Kink a Leisure Activity or a Sexual Orientation?

For example, research finds that the vast majority of BDSM practitioners report that their sexual interests develop relatively early in life, specifically before the age of 25.

In Parenting, Love Wins.

In Parenting, Love Wins.

In the past research has shown that both authoritarian and permissive parenting styles have more negative outcomes for children, so the team expected their study would show this too.

We found compostable, biodegradable sandwich bags that are eco-friendly

We found compostable, biodegradable sandwich bags that are eco-friendly

Yes, it’s convoluted and a mouthful, but at least with these, you know you’re doing your little bit if bags are your bag. Lunchskins Recyclable + Sealable Paper Sandwich & Snack Bags, $5 (originally $7), Amazon. Lunchskins Recyclable + Sealable Paper Sandwich & Snack Bags.

European wasps: 7yo girl hospitalised after being stung 300 times

European wasps: 7yo girl hospitalised after being stung 300 times

The mum of a 7-year-old girl who was stung more than 300 times by a swarm of invasive wasps and had to be hospitalised has said she feared she could have lost her child during the “traumatic” incident.

Duchess Meghan Hasn’t Given Birth, Says Former Royal Press Secretary

Duchess Meghan Hasn’t Given Birth, Says Former Royal Press Secretary

“Baby showers [are] very much an American thing,” Arbiter told Us Weekly exclusively last month. She was made aware that Kensington Palace and the royal family, that’s not the way they do it with a big, flashy baby shower like the one she had in NYC.”.

Man 'amazed' the soap dispenser in his kitchen never ran out in two years

Man 'amazed' the soap dispenser in his kitchen never ran out in two years

"My friend and her husband lived in an apartment that had a soap dispenser installed on the edge of the kitchen sink," she wrote.

What Do People Think Is the Best Way to Give Charity?

What Do People Think Is the Best Way to Give Charity?

In one study, participants were given examples of donations of each of these four types (varying whether the donor and recipient were aware of the others’ identity ) and were asked to rate how charitable the donor was in each case as well as how likely that person was to donate again in the future.

The Powerful Link Between Insomnia and Depression

The Powerful Link Between Insomnia and Depression

In other cases, some mental health professionals may recommend you see a sleep specialist to receive cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.

Primary school bans birthday party invitations to protect kids who miss out

Primary school bans birthday party invitations to protect kids who miss out

Parents say they now have to collect email addresses of their children’s friends’ parents to invite them to parties and tell their children not to talk about the festivities at school, The Daily Telegraph reports. Other schools in Sydney have made the extraordinary move of banning teachers from cutting up birthday cakes because of safety concerns.

Cancer Risk: Bottle of Wine Equals 5-10 Cigarettes?

Cancer Risk: Bottle of Wine Equals 5-10 Cigarettes?

For women, drinking one bottle of wine per week increased the absolute lifetime risk of cancer to the same level as smoking 10 cigarettes a week, largely driven by a higher risk of breast cancer .

Can Extreme Sports Become Addictive?

Can Extreme Sports Become Addictive?

In the first paper on withdrawal symptoms published in a 2016 issue of the Journal of Behavioral Addictions , the authors highlighted some previous research suggesting that there are similarities in the phenomenology of substance-related addictions and extreme sports.

Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria

Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria

Other findings also indicated that the parents saw a decline in their children's social adjustment after the announcement (e.g., more isolation, more distrust of non-transgender sources, etc.).

17 easy St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids

17 easy St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids

St. Patrick's Day may be all about wearing green and looking for leprechauns, but the pops of color provided by shamrocks, pots of gold and rainbows are also perfect inspiration for some fun St. Patrick's Day DIY crafts for kids. 3. Paper chain pot of gold Pinned on Pinterest. Pot-of-gold cereal craft Pinned on Pinterest.

The Eight Most Influential Theory of Mind Papers of All Time

The Eight Most Influential Theory of Mind Papers of All Time

1. The Intentional Stance By Dennett (1987) If you want a solid understanding of Theory of Mind, the best use of your time, pound for pound, is to read this paper.

Is Tech Really Hurting Teens?

Is Tech Really Hurting Teens?

Rather than looking at one associative pathway between wellbeing and tech use, as past research has done, the authors of the new paper used a method called Specification Curve Analysis (SCA) to examine every possible analytic pathway and get an overall snapshot of how technology and teen mental health interact with one another.

19 baby shower games that are actually fun (really!)

19 baby shower games that are actually fun (really!)

The name game Help baby's parents find the perfect name: Pass out index cards and pens, and have guests suggest baby names using the first letter of both mom and dad's names (one for each gender if not known).

Why Are We Not Outraged That Prisons Are Filled with Men?

Why Are We Not Outraged That Prisons Are Filled with Men?

Testosterone cocks Source: Julia Shaw The doctor speculated that this must mean that something in the testes was absorbed by the blood and transferred to other parts of the body, causing aggression. Toxic masculinity Unfortunately, men are explicitly and implicitly taught by society that they don’t need to inhibit themselves when it comes to aggression.

Mum's money trick proves a point about cleaning

Mum's money trick proves a point about cleaning

"Between the kids AND the husband, and MULTIPLE trips in and out of the bathroom, this little piece of heaven may just be in it for the long haul!" Picture: Facebook On the other side of the piece of paper, she reveals a hidden five dollar note.

5 best paper towels of 2019

5 best paper towels of 2019

The best paper towels Bounty Quick-Size Paper Towels, White, Family Rolls, 16 Count $38.84 "For the best bang for your buck, you will want to choose something like this ," said Alberto Navarrete, General Manager of Frisco Maids in Dallas, Texas.

The best toilet paper to buy

The best toilet paper to buy

Choose the toilet paper you like best If you're concerned about sustainability: Most toilet paper nowadays is designed to biodegrade, Reynolds noted, though some companies may use more sustainable manufacturing processes than others.

8 Valentine's Day crafts for non-crafty moms and dads

8 Valentine's Day crafts for non-crafty moms and dads

Our TODAY Parenting Team contributors are here with ideas for crafts that are so easy and so cute that you’ll actually want to make them with your kids.

The Illusory Link Between Vaccinations and Autism

The Illusory Link Between Vaccinations and Autism

In recent years, a large increase in the number of parents who are refusing to vaccinate their children has resulted in less protection against diseases like the measles not only for the unvaccinated children, but also for infants like mine who are still too young to receive vaccinations like the MMR.

Exercise-Linked Irisin May Protect Against Neurodegeneration

Exercise-Linked Irisin May Protect Against Neurodegeneration

Source: Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock The recent study by first author Mychael Lourenco et al., “ Exercise-Linked FNDC5/Irisin Rescues Synaptic Plasticity and Memory Defects in Alzheimer’s Models ,” adds to a growing body of evidence that exercise-induced irisin may protect against neurodegeneration and boost memory in both humans and mice.

Mom and daughter recreate celebrity looks using only household items

Mom and daughter recreate celebrity looks using only household items

Mom and daughter recreate celebrity, designer looks using paper, foil and plastic Sonja Haller USA TODAY Alya Chaglar's 5-year-old daughter models a re-creation of Lady Gaga's Valentino dress she wore at the Golden Globes .

Comparison Is Crucial for Explanation

Comparison Is Crucial for Explanation

People asked to explain why the robots were in a particular category were more likely than people who just studied the items to find rules that applied to all of the robots in a category.

Are Psychiatric Disorders Related to Each Other?

Are Psychiatric Disorders Related to Each Other?

If further data support the concept of a p factor underlying the risk of a large variety of psychiatric disorders, what are the implications regarding diagnostic criteria for individual illnesses?

Sonnet James founder Whitney Lundeen gives home tour to TODAY

Sonnet James founder Whitney Lundeen gives home tour to TODAY

Nicole Hill Gerulat The single mom of two launched the dress company Sonnet James from her kitchen floor in 2013, and she continues to run the booming business out of the same Palo Alto home where she lives with her boys.

Kate Upton Reveals Whether She'll Have More Kids With Justin Verlander

Kate Upton Reveals Whether She'll Have More Kids With Justin Verlander

Kate Upton revealed in a new interview that she’s not quite ready to have another baby with husband Justin Verlander after giving birth to daughter Genevieve two months ago. “Your priorities really do shift because it’s all about the baby,” she told Extra host Renee Bargh .