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Weakening Memories of Crime through Deliberate Suppression

People can successfully inhibit some incriminating memories, resulting in brain activity similar to that seen in “innocent” participants. ... More>

An ‘income-achievement’ gap within kids’ brain structures

Bringing Computational Modeling to Psychiatry

A special series in Clinical Psychological Science shows how computational modeling -- integrating mathematics, computers, and simulations to model complex systems -- can elucidate clinical dysfunction. ... More>

Observer Article

Decoding the Neural Signature of Consciousness

Science is teasing apart the series of distinct operations that occur in the brain as a person processes information. APS Fellow Stanislas Dehaene describes new research methods that can help reveal the boundary between conscious and unconscious states of processing. ... More>

Observer Article

Psychology of Language: From the 20th to the 21st Century

The late psychological scientist George Miller, in an article for the very first issue of APS’s flagship journal, called for the study of language to be considered across general theories of psychology. Gabriella Vigliocco reviews Miller’s article and provides insights on the direction that language psychology will take in the next quarter century. ... More>