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A Stay at Camp Cope-a-Lot for Anxious Kids

A 12-session computer-assisted program can help children with anxiety problems overcome their fears, says APS Fellow Philip C. Kendall, who was recognized by the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology with the 2014 Distinguished Scientist Award. ... More>


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The Roots of Stress

APS President Elizabeth A. Phelps hosts a symposium that explores the mechanisms and consequences of stress from a range of perspectives — including genetic, environmental, and cellular. ... More>


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Extreme Memory

How can someone memorize a deck of cards in 63 seconds? APS Past President Henry L. Roediger, III, and memory athlete Nelson Dellis unveiled the fascinating world of mnemonic techniques. ... More>


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Both Ends of the Developmental Continuum

Annette D. Karmiloff-Smith says her research involving infants with Down syndrome could help identify early developmental risks and protective factors for Alzheimer’s disease. ... More>


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From Principles of Cognitive Science to MOOCs

Leading researchers, including APS William James Fellow Richard C. Atkinson, address the challenges of harnessing current technology to enhance learning. ... More>