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New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring language development in children born small for gestational age; self-worth, pain endurance, and self-injury; and heritability of experiencing pleasant events and depressive symptoms. ... More>


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Genetically Ever After

To what extent does biology influence an individual’s marital satisfaction or likelihood of divorce? Integrative science provides some insight. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the serotonin transporter-linked polymorphism and major depression, the geography of intimate partner abuse, and parenting and depression in adolescence. ... More>


Smart Teenage Brains May Get Some Extra Learning Time


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Psychology in a Post-Genomics

The draft DNA sequence of the human genome was announced in June 2000, two years ahead of schedule. Some party-poopers grumble that the four nucleotide letters that constitute the DNA alphabet are not GATC, but HYPE. They complain that the DNA sequence by itself does not tell us how we can begin life as a single fertilized cell and end up with trillions of cells containing the same DNA but expressing different genes. It doesn't cure any diseases. ... More>