Study led by university researcher shows negative effects may persist into adulthood

Maltreatment experienced before age 5 can have negative effects that continue to be seen nearly three decades later, according to a new study led by Lee Raby, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Utah. The journal Child Development published the study. Co-authors are: Glenn I. Read more:

Wealth May Drive Desire for Short-Term Relationships

A new U.K. study finds that after being exposed to the prospect of wealth, many people tend to prefer more short-term relationships than they did previously. The researchers suggest that a resource-rich environment may — at least in part — help reduce the fear of raising a child alone. Read more:

5 Key Skills of a School-Based Bullying Prevention Program

Young people who struggle with social interactions don’t develop new skills because a policy told them they ought to and kids who like to dominate and control others don’t give up these behaviors because they read a rule on a poster. Read more:

Why are others so successful in making lifestyle changes?

So what can we conclude from the three points above? Just wanting to change does not explain successes or failures to change. Consider why you want to change and how the "why" can fit into a bigger goal or larger purpose for the change. Read more: