Psychology News

These research articles involve many aspects of psychology such as cognitive psychology, depression studies, mental health, stress, happiness and neuropsychology, Scroll below for more specific categories.

A new study found that both adolescents and their mothers can have differing perceptions of parenting behavior, which can have an impact on adolescents' mental health. The study found that while maternal autonomy support positively predicted adolescents' basic psychological needs satisfaction, adolescents' perceived controlling parenting had a negative impact on their mental health. The findings suggest the importance of understanding the nature of support that adolescents seek and guiding parenting behavior to enhance mental health and well-being.
Certain songs can help us reconnect with self-defining moments from earlier times, researchers report. Music that draws our attention also helps us to encode memories that are key to certain life events.