Children with an older brother have poorer language skills than those with a big sister

Girls tend to have more advanced language skills than boys, the researchers state.

Mind & Brain

The role of birth order in shaping who we are has been a matter of some debate in psychology.

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Hawaiian tweeters displayed heightened anxiety for days after false missile alert

Anxiety provoked by an unavoidable threat — like an electric shock in a lab — increases as the expected event draws closer.

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Mind & Brain

At 8:07am on a Saturday morning in early 2018, phones throughout Hawaii buzzed with a distressing message.

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Mind & Brain

Stress has complicated effects on our memories.

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