Memories of Pain During Childbirth Tied to Intensity Rather than Length of Labor

Childbirth is physically intense and can last for hours, yet researchers find the amount of time a woman spends in labor doesn’t impact how she remembers her labor pain afterwards. More>

      

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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How Your “Better Half” May Impact Your Success at Work

Having a spouse with certain personality traits may influence how successful we are at work, including higher pay, higher job satisfaction, and more promotions.

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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.

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Brain Activity Provides Evidence for Internal “Calorie Counter”

While you’re thinking about whether a food is tasty or nutritious, an internal calorie counter is evaluating the food based on its caloric density, results from a neuroimaging study show.

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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the social network complexity and neural response to social information, multisensory integration outside awareness, and perception of consonants among infants.

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Depressed Employees May Benefit From Coming in to Work

Going in to work may help employees suffering from depression better manage their symptoms compared to taking time off, according to a recent study.

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