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New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring negative self-beliefs in eating disorders, prefrontal activity and self-control in smokers, culture and memory in PTSD, and cognitive mechanisms underlying rumination. ... More>


Relationship Satisfaction Linked with Changing Use of Contraception

Research indicates that women’s sexual satisfaction in long-term heterosexual relationships may be influenced by changes in hormonal contraceptive use. ... More>


The Part of Your Brain That Made You Eat That Doughnut


Individual Brain Activity Predicts Tendency to Succumb to Daily Temptations

Activity in areas of the brain related to reward and self-control may offer neural markers that predict whether people are likely to give in to temptations in daily life. ... More>


ADHD Drug May Help Preserve Our Self-Control Resources

Having to exert self-control on one task seems to deplete our ability to exercise self-control on later tasks, but methylphenidate may block this so-called "regulatory depletion." ... More>