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Alcohol Makes Smiles More “Contagious,” but Only for Men

Consuming an alcoholic beverage may make men more responsive to the smiles of others in their social group, indicating that alcohol increases their sensitivity to rewarding social behaviors. ... More>


Brief Intervention May Prevent Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring fear extinction procedures as potential treatment for anxiety disorders and implicit measures of drug-related craving as predictors of nicotine dependence. ... More>


Emergency Plane Landing Yields PTSD Clues


A Memorable Flight