Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Topic: adolescents

Wondering why your child suddenly rebelled at 13? Stanford study on teenage brain has answer

Conducted using functional MRI or fMRI, Stanford study was published in 'The Journal of Neuroscience' last week. It studied how a child's brain reacts to their mother's voice.

Social media, video games much worse for sleep than passive TV, finds new study

A Danish review of sleep studies on over 3,50,000 children found those aged 6-12 consumed more TV & delayed bedtime, but those aged 13-15 had trouble falling asleep from social media use.

Bad mental health can be detrimental to adolescent growth. It’s not taken seriously enough

For far too many young people today, distress is negatively impacting their health and preventing them from thriving. Covid-19 has only worsened it.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.