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Melbourne Hovell, a San Diego State University psychological scientist, is part of a multidisciplinary team testing a computerized smoking-cessation intervention. Among other things, the study illustrates the pivotal role of psychological research in public health. ... More>
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>
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>
A sample of new research exploring fear extinction in anxiety disorders, implicit measures of drug-related craving and nicotine dependence, attachment security between older spouses, and a two-hit model of autism. ... More>