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Portrait of Self-Control as a Young Process

APS President Nancy Eisenberg chaired a Presidential Symposium at the APS Annual Convention, joining four distinguished scientists who study how self-regulation emerges during development. ... More>

The ADHD Explosion

Nearly 10% of American children have received a diagnosis of Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). During his Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology Distinguished Scientist Award Address, APS Fellow Stephen P. […]... More>

Mind Over Matter

In his Fred Kavli Keynote Address at the 2015 APS Annual Convention, APS William James Fellow Michael Posner showed how attentional networks can be harnessed to improve the human condition. ... More>

Memory Athletes and Researchers Collaborate to Dissect Feats of Memory

Competitors at the 2nd Annual Extreme Memory Tournament tested their mettle with feats of memorization and recall while working with researchers studying how memory works. ... More>

Distraction Is Good for Learning, Sometimes