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2nd National Congress of Psychology

The 2nd National Congress of Psychology will be held from November 13–18, 2016, in Mombasa, Kenya. The theme is “Terrorism and Youth Radicalization: Our Role, Our Challenge!” The congress objectives […]... More>


The debate about spanking children is over. It’s just wrong.


Observer Article

A Multilevel Perspective on Child Maltreatment

Child neglect and abuse have far-reaching effects ranging from the behavioral to the biological. APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Dante Cicchetti is leading the charge to steer child maltreatment research in an integrative direction. ... More>


Maladaptation and Resilience in Maltreated Children

At the 2014 APS Annual Convention, APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Dante Cicchetti discussed how child maltreatment affects individuals throughout the course of their lives.... More>


The Nature/Nurture Mixture

The nature/nurture interaction is a vibrant and important field of study in behavioral science. Terrie Moffitt has focused her research on how genes and environment can, in certain combinations, spur […]... More>