Press Releases

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>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring cerebellar activation and schizophrenia; working memory, decision making, and externalizing behaviors; and reward processing in children of depressed parents. ... More>


Talking While Driving Safest With Someone Who Can See What You See

Talking on a cell phone is a known driving distraction, but new research suggests that talking to someone who can see what you see may actually contribute to driving safety. ... More>


Teenage Girls Are Exposed to More Stressors that Increase Depression Risk

Rates of depression increase in adolescence, especially among girls. New research indicates that this may result from girls’ greater exposure to stressful interpersonal events. ... More>


Sharing Makes Both Good and Bad Experiences More Intense

Undergoing an experience with another person, even if we do it in silence with someone we met just moments ago, seems to intensify that experience. ... More>