Many White medical students and residents hold false beliefs about biological differences between Black and White people. These biases are linked to underestimating and under-treating pain felt by Black patients, likely contributing to racial disparities in healthcare.
Engaging people in a community-based setting and in empathetic conversation focused on safety improved safe firearms storage and the understanding that most firearm fatalities are suicides.
Procrastinating studying for exams by going on Facebook made anxiety worse for undergraduate students.
COVID-19-related 'stay-at-home orders' were associated with increased sleep (24-30 minutes more per night) for college students.
People who speak only one language but live in a community where multiple languages are spoken are more sensitive to vowel sounds in an unfamiliar language.
High schools in British Columbia, Canada, with Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) and anti-homophobic bullying policies in place for at least three years lowered the odds of discrimination, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts for queer students.
Teens who break their pledge to be sexually abstinent until marriage have a higher risk of non-marital pregnancy than those who never pledged in the first place.
College students who reported being chronically sleep deprived had lower GPAs and were less likely to graduate, especially when the sleep deprivation occurred during the senior year.