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Growing Up In Poverty Doubles Risk Of Later Psychosis Disorder

Growing up in an impoverished urban neighborhood more than doubles your chances over the average person of developing a psychosis-spectrum disorder by middle adulthood, a new study indicates. Researchers, who followed nearly 4,000 families for more than three decades, say the results suggest that intervention through social policies and investment in neighborhood improvements, as well […]

Infants Are Able To Detect Relationships In Colaughter

Infants as young as five months can differentiate laughter between friends and laughs strangers share, a new study reports. The findings suggest that the ability to detect the nature of social relationships shows up early in human infancy, possibly the result of a detection system that uses vocal cues. “Infants’ sensitivity to different kinds of […]