Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in adolescence and is found in children as young as kindergarten age. Unfortunately, the disorder often lasts into adulthood, but an NTNU study gives cause for optimism.
Department of Psychology
When women distinguish between sex and the relational and emotional aspects of a relationship, this determines how often couples in long-term relationships have sex. Passion plays a significant role.
In a new study, women said they acted a little more interested in sex than they really were. Men are the ones who apparently play cool most often.
Children have to taste a food at least ten times before knowing whether they like it or not. Pickiness is hereditary, says an NTNU professor. She has nine tips for parents with picky eaters.
Tinder users don’t have more sexual partners than other similarly minded people. Women tend to use the app to feel better about themselves, whereas men are more focused on sex.
When boys start school, they recognise fewer letters and their corresponding sounds than girls do. The difference is just as great at the end of the school year.
Lots of children grow out of their ADHD symptoms. Parents believe children are more physically active than they really are. Sad children are easily overlooked and don’t get the help they need in the preschool years. Some children gain more weight than others – which can solely be explained by children’s eating behaviour.
Children with a higher BMI are less accurate in estimating their own body size compared to their slimmer counterparts. And the bigger their body is, the more inaccurate their guesses.
Computer games designed to make us more environmentally conscious need to be both entertaining and educational. Few game designers are good at both. NTNU researchers are creating a model that can bridge the gap between the two.
Even the least severe forms of sexual harassment can have serious consequences for high school students who are targeted. Girls struggle the most.
Most people who have been unfaithful do not believe it when their partner says they forgive them. And the fact that men often don’t realize that emotional infidelity is a problem just feeds the conflict.
Now we know more about how to get really good at something. This is especially useful for people who are engaged in helping others to develop skills and knowledge — and for parents.
The relationship children have with their parents can sometimes influence the relationship they have with their teachers. Now we know more about why.
Whether you are religious or not does not matter so much. You regret one-night stands about as much as other people do.
With practice, children can stand without support even before they are 4 months old. This is much earlier than has been reported in the literature.
When you notice your partner is less interested than you are, your brain may send out a hormone that can help you fix the relationship.
Adolescents who are open to casual sex are more often involved in sexual harassment – both as victims and as perpetrators.
A thought is a thought. It does not reflect reality. New research shows that learning how to ruminate less on thoughts and feelings has a positive effect for individuals with depression.
How often women in heterosexual couples desire sex depends on how committed the relationship is and what type of birth control the woman uses.
Have you had sex and then regretted it or felt rejected? You aren’t alone, and nothing’s wrong with you, either.
What woman doesn’t want to be with that sexy guy? But mom and sis think you should find a good, dependable man. And researchers know why.
Norwegian students want to start farming and selling insects as food. But it may take some time before Norwegian families begin to include grasshoppers in their Friday night dinners.