Tag Archive for: neurology

The long and winding path to adulthood

Editor’s Note: Walk into any bus terminal, coffee shop, library, or other public venue and you are likely to see crowds of young adults immersed in private universes of music and social media. Although ubiquitous, this sight would have baffled observers just a generation ago. Social connections were neither forged nor maintained over the Internet and, […]

Mentally Stepping Back from Problems Helps Youth Deal with Negative Emotions

Adolescence is a time of frequent and intense emotional experiences, but some youth handle their emotions better than others. Why do some young people react adaptively while others ruminate? A new study of adolescents shows that youth who mentally take a step back from their own point of view when thinking about something troubling can […]