Peer pressure in adolescence often has negative connotations for worried parents and in the media. Jorien investigated the positive influence of peers on decision-making and examined the neural underpinnings of peer influence in the adolescent brain.
The last few weeks have seen the long-anticipated debates between the Democrats’ presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Republican Donald Trump. The debates were very fierce and both candidates availed of every opportunity to make personal attacks.
Phone use while driving is a growing problem. The Dutch government recently launched a campaign in which it urges drivers to switch their phones to silent mode when they get behind the wheel. Will this campaign prove effective? And why (or why not)?