Even Depressed People Believe that Life Gets Better

Even depressed adults seem to share the typical belief that the future will be brighter, but this optimism may not lead to better outcomes, researchers find. More>

      

Psychological Science Coming Soon to an MCAT Near You

To better prepare future doctors for the advancing demands of healthcare in the US, a new section on behavioral and social sciences will be included on the MCAT in 2015.

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Better Teamwork Comes From Facing Challenges

Working through challenges may improve teamwork by encouraging people to become more flexible and adaptable in the ways they work together.

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Current Directions in Psychological Science

Read about the latest issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science.

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Does Punishing Speeders Prevent Speeding?

New research finds that tickets and citations may be important tools in convincing drivers to put the brakes on speeding.

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Ebola Scare Could Heighten Fears About Other Illnesses, Research Suggests

Psychological scientists have found that our fear of contracting illnesses, no matter how remote the chances, can actually lead to behavioral changes.

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APS Members Lord and Shadlen Elected to Institute of Medicine

Psychological scientists Catherine Lord and Michael N. Shadlen have been elected as members to the Institute of Medicine.

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