Financial distress: Links to ADHD and suicide risk
ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is a common psychiatric disorder. Symptoms of ADHD begin during childhood and, for many, persist into adulthood. Although ADHD symptoms may look different from person to person, these symptoms generally fall into three categories: difficulties with attention; excessive motor activity, such as... click to read more
Can active learning in college classrooms disrupt patterns of under-representation in STEM?
The single biggest driver of income inequality in the United States is whether or not a person completes a four-year undergraduate degree. This problem is worse in STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). While students from minoritized groups (students from under-represented racial and ethnic... click to read more
I know you are calling me! – Fickle cats know their own names
You may wonder if your cat recognizes its own name. You may have even tried to call the cat's name and some other words to see if it responds. Many people believe cats don't recognize their own names because they tend not to show an... click to read more
Genes coordinating selfishness and altruism between parents and offspring
Parental care is an altruistic behavior broadly observed in nature. Altruistic parents provide their offspring with food and protection. These are costly behavior for parents, that are beneficial for the offspring's development and survival. However, parents can also be selfish. Selfish parents are interested in... click to read more