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Different Roads, Same Reward

Science is identifying variations in the way individuals respond to their addictions. APS William James Fellow Terry E. Robinson discloses how this research could help identify addicts most at risk for relapse. ... More>


Individual Variation in Resisting Temptation: Implications for Addiction

At the 2014 APS Annual Convention, APS William James Fellow Terry Robinson discussed how cues associated with rewards, such as food or drugs, can acquire considerable control over motivated behavior, […]... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring fear extinction procedures as potential treatment for anxiety disorders and implicit measures of drug-related craving as predictors of nicotine dependence. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring emotion-network density and depression, facial dimorphism and autism, and self-control repair in addiction and related disorders. ... More>


Why We Feel Others’ Pain — or Don’t