Fathers experiencing economic hardship who exhibit depressive symptoms have higher levels of emotional conflict and verbal aggression than mothers.
Researchers say latent learning occurs without explicit teaching.
People who rate themselves as highly knowledgeable about new viral infection threats could also be more likely to believe they don't know enough.
Parents who use marijuana and alcohol are more likely to use both non-violent and violent discipline on their children than those who do not use substances. The annual frequency of physical abuse was 0.5 times higher in those parents who had used alcohol and marijuana in the past year.
Some traditional masculine stereotypes, such as being adventurous and competitive, were linked to being better fathers to infant children. This is especially true if men also adopt a nurturing role. However, one trait, hostile sexism, was not linked to improvements in parenting skills.
People whose computer mouse drifted toward a safer option on the screen, even when they ultimately decided to select a riskier option, may be more risk avoidant than their choices would indicate.
A comparative review of 324 global research papers concludes narcissism is a risk factor for aggression and violent behaviors. The results were similar, regardless of age, gender, education level, or country of residence.
Narcissists show interest in specific targets for relationships, and are not generally concerned as to whether the potential partner is currently in a relationship or not, researchers report. However, researchers note, narcissists are more likely to engage in 'mate poaching' than those who do not have this personality trait.
Brain regions associated with emotional processing are not functionally connected in a mature way to areas associated with auditory and visual processing in newborns.
The brains of newborns already contain five critical networks, including high-level visual and somatosensory networks that are similar to those seen in adult brains. Researchers identified multiple genes from brain tissue samples that may have led to the specific brain organization in newborns.
A single dose of psychedelic treatments can help alleviate symptoms of depression, stress, and trauma in those who have experienced racial injustice.