Armed with findings about the way the brain processes pain, clinical scientists are piloting new perceptual treatments to help people gain lasting relief from arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other chronic conditions.
Physical pain varies, leaving clinicians struggling to assess the severity of a patient's discomfort. But APS Past President Linda M. Bartoshuk has found a way to more precisely -- and… More>
APS President C. Randy Gallistel concludes his three-part tutorial on Bayesian analysis by explaining the role of prior distribution in deciding among competing conclusions that might be drawn from experimental… More>
Shakespeare, Hemingway, and even the Rolling Stones have inspired some memorable titles for studies published in APS's flagship journal. You can't always get what you want, but you'll enjoy this… More>
"Boring as hell" said a reviewer in rejecting a paper by APS Fellow Terrie E. Moffitt. Moffitt, APS Board Member Thomas H. Carr, and APS Fellow Carol Dwyer join a… More>
A mix of social experiences, psychological systems, and brain mechanisms enables us to make increasingly complex decisions and regulate our thoughts and actions. APS Board Member Annette D. Karmiloff-Smith and… More>