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Making Mindfulness Work for Patients

APS Fellow Marsha M. Linehan, director of the Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics at the University of Washington, is the recipient of a 2014 APS James McKeen Cattell Award. Linehan will give an award address at the 27th APS Annual Convention in 2015 in New York City, New York. ... More>


Meditation Makes People Feel Better. Can It Help You Work Smarter, Too?


Dishonesty and Creativity: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Lying about performance on one task may increase creativity on a subsequent task by making people feel less bound by conventional rules, according to new research. ... More>


Behavior’s Influence on Biology

One of the basic tenets of psychological science holds that the biology of our brains heavily influences our actions, behaviors, judgments, and more. But what if we reverse that premise and examine an opposite supposition: That our choices and decisions may influence our physical neural structure? ... More>


Mindfulness Meditation May Improve Decision Making

Mindfulness meditation, which cultivates awareness of the present moment and clears the mind of other thoughts, may help people make smarter choices. ... More>