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Observer Article

Countering ‘Neuromyths’ in the Movies

Neurological illnesses have fueled the plotlines of hundreds of films, from Rain Man to the Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything. Mary V. Spiers has created a new website to inform the public about the accuracies and myths in cinematic portrayals of brain disorders. ... More>


Presidential Column

Magritte’s Mystery and the DSM’s Disorders

In his painting The Treachery of Images, René Magritte warned that illustrations aren’t the same as the real thing. Guest columnist and APS Fellow Jürgen Margraf, of Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, uses the painting as a metaphor for many diagnostic constructs. ... More>


Trying to Be Less Stupid: The Hard Work of Brain Science


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “Shining the Light on Dark Personalities” and “Health Psychology Meets Neuroscience: Brain↔Body” ... More>