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Presidential Column

Contributions of Psychology to Psychiatry

Modern psychiatry owes much of its understanding of mental illness to psychological research. In a guest column, psychiatric scholars E. Jane Costello and Adrian Angold of Duke University detail the ways their discipline has been shaped by psychological science. ... More>

Observer Article

Probing Emotional Mysteries

Studying human emotion is akin to detective work for APS Past President Robert W. Levenson. The 2014 William James Fellow awardee discusses his search for clues in behavior, age, genes, and much more. ... More>

How to Break Your Bad Work Habits

Risky Drivers More Likely to Ignore Road Rules Even as Pedestrians

Research comparing risky behavior between pedestrians and drivers finds that some people are more likely to engage in dangerous behavior, behind the wheel or not. ... More>


Perspectives Launches ‘Forward Thinking’ Section

Research, in the early stages, is a generative process; results can be conflicting, messy, and difficult to interpret, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t thought provoking and worthy of being […] More>