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The first hard data on fake-news consumption has arrived, and while it can't settle the question of whether misinformation was pivotal in the 2016 election,... [Read More]
The first hard data on fake-news consumption has arrived, and while it can't settle the question of whether misinformation was pivotal in the 2016 election,... [Read More]
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Fake news evolved from seedy internet sideshow to serious electoral threat so quickly that behavioural scientists had little time to answer basic questions about it,... [Read More]
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Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey made personal pledges amid the recent surge of sexual misconduct claims. However, experts say no standard treatments exist for perpetrators... [Read More]
Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey made personal pledges amid the recent surge of sexual misconduct claims. However, experts say no standard treatments exist for perpetrators... [Read More]
The recent surge in accusations of sexual harassment and assault has prompted some admitted offenders to seek professional help for the emotional or personality distortions... [Read More]
The recent surge in accusations of sexual harassment and assault has prompted some admitted offenders to seek professional help for the emotional or personality distortions... [Read More]
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Some celebrities have promised to enroll in treatment following accusations of sexual impropriety. But experts say there is no proven treatment. [Read More]
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Some celebrities have promised to enroll in treatment following accusations of sexual impropriety. But experts say there is no proven treatment. [Read More]
It is true that severe mental illnesses are found more often among mass killers. About one in five are likely psychotic or delusional. But the... [Read More]
Hours after the Las Vegas massacre, Travis McKinney's Facebook feed was hit with a scattershot of conspiracy theories. The police were lying. There were multiple... [Read More]
Platforms like Facebook and Twitter offer up memes designed to feel real, if only for an instant — long enough for our minds to make... [Read More]
The children upended by Hurricane Katrina have no psychological playbook for the youngsters displaced by Harvey, which flooded southern Texas, or Irma, the hurricane that... [Read More]
Therapists and social scientists have been trying to characterize the effects of all variety of traumas on children for more than a century. They have... [Read More]
Scientist was lauded after he found that poor urban youth had more of the metal in their bodies, and he weathered the backlash... [Read More]
​Initiative aims to create a primary-care system for mental health and has already made strides to shrink the stigma of psychotherapy​... [Read More]
England is in the midst of a unique national experiment, the world's most ambitious effort to treat depression, anxiety and other common mental illnesses.The rapidly... [Read More]
Dr. Herbert Needleman, whose studies of children exposed to low levels of lead prompted regulations that limited or banned the metal in a range of... [Read More]
Dr. Needleman studied lost baby teeth to show that any level of absorbed lead can damage young brains. [Read More]
Inventor of tool for assessing the disorder eventually expressed concerns that too many children were receiving a positive diagnosis... [Read More]
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