Category: Research

Incarcerated Heroin Addicts

It is estimated that almost 15% of people entering jails in America every year are heroin addicts. This situation indicates the necessity for effective and immediate detoxification or offering opioid agonist treatment for these persons. Studies have, however, revealed that those services are rarely available. Many jails in the United States have given a report […]

The Role of Nature and Nurture in Prenatal Development

The role of heredity and environment in the human development (the ‘nature versus nurture debate’) has been a subject of serious scientific discussion. Scientists used to consider either genetics (nature) or environment (nurture) as a determiner of individual differences. Currently, developmental psychologists recognize that they both interact to shape human development. Several empirical studies provide […]