An increase in depressive symptoms in adolescence has been linked to ozone exposure as a result of air pollution, even in areas that meet air quality standards.
Women who experience anxiety while pregnant are more likely to give birth earlier than women who don't.
Children who experience early life adversity experience faster biological aging than children with no history of exposure to abuse. Trauma was associated with biological aging in early puberty, cellular aging, and alterations in brain structure. The findings may explain why children who experienced adversity early in life often suffer poor health as they age.
Older people who feel or act younger than their biological age tend to have better cognitive function, lower stress, and less inflammation than their peers who feel their age.
People overestimate feelings of awkwardness when talking to strangers and underestimate the enjoyment of deep, meaningful conversations with those we have just met.
Study reveals people are more likely to believe lies and spread misinformation if they think the disinformation may become true in the future.
Those who feel they lack personal control over their lives tend to prefer a culture that imposes order. In turn, these "tighter" cultures perpetuate their existence by reducing a person's sense of individual control and increase their sense of collective control.