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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>


Observer Article

APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions

APS recognizes six psychological scientists for early-career contributions. ... More>


Diagnosis, Disorders and Decisions

For more than six decades, the vast majority of mental health professionals have relied on the same handbook for classifying and diagnosing disorders of the mind—and for prescribing treatment. For […]... 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>


Observer Article

Neuroscience Outreach

Teachers use both high-tech tools and old-school collaboration to fuel interest in psychological science. ... More>