Teenagers are at odds with the real world because they spend too much time being schooled in abstract knowledge and very little time getting involved in the everyday realities, says an American psychologist.
Do action video games make you smarter? Some research says, yes.
“Why do otherwise good kids seem to make bad decisions when they are with their friends?” This opening question of a piece on the New York Times Well blog might have you thinking: How often would really good kids find themselves in that situation?
The contraceptive pill could make women better gossips but no better at
reading maps, if research carried out in Austria is anything to go by.