Adolescent male chimps still need their mamas

Even kids who are nearly grown still need a parental figure to help them navigate the long path to adulthood—and our closest animal relatives are no exception.

What drives young people to commit hate crimes

It happened again over the weekend: another mass shooting and alleged hate crime, this time in Buffalo, New York, that left 10 dead and three injured. Most of the victims were Black. The 18-year-old accused shooter said he ...

Study finds same-race friends help teens connect to school

In diverse schools, friends of the same race or ethnicity are influential in shaping teenagers' sense of belonging, finds new research by a multidisciplinary team including Cornell's Adam Hoffman, an expert in psychology ...

For bullied teens, online school offered a safe haven

Online school during the COVID-19 pandemic was hard on many teens, but new research I co-authored has found a potential silver lining: Students were bullied less during remote instruction than while attending classes in person.

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