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Psychology and Technology: A Premium Blend

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APS Fellow Rainer Goebel has developed software that lets individuals view the detailed scans of their brains in real time — a technological breakthrough that shows signs of helping people effectively control their brain activity. Goebel and a panel of other psychological scientists show how technology is spurring momentous changes in clinical and social research. ... More>


NIMH Will Hold Free Webinar on RDoC Principles May 10th

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is hosting a webinar on the principles of Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) on Tuesday, May 10th, 2016, from 12:00–1:00 p.m EDT. Three NIMH-funded […]... More>


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Beck Proposes an Integrative Theory of Depression

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Cognitive science pioneer Aaron Beck revolutionized the scientific investigation of depression, and his subsequent research has elucidated biological mechanisms that underpin some cognitive features of the disorder. In a new article published in Clinical Psychological Science, Beck and colleague Keith Bredemeier of the University of Pennsylvania aim to integrate these findings to produce a coherent and comprehensive theoretical account of depression. ... More>


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Ashoka University Builds Science-Centric Psychology Program

Thanks to the help of APS Fellow Neil Lutsky, a fledgling psychology curriculum at a university in India emphasizes the field’s scientific foundation. ... More>


Shoham Honored Posthumously for Contributions to Family Research

Late APS Board Member Varda Shoham was recognized posthumously as a recipient of the Distinguished Contributions to Family Systems Research Award at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Family Therapy Academy. ... More>