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Passengers on 2001 Air Transat Flight Provide Insights About Post-Traumatic Stress Vulnerability

Data from passengers who experienced a terrifying trans-Atlantic flight indicate that PTSD may be linked with general memory processing for details of events rather than memories specific to traumatic experiences. ... More>


OCD Linked With Broad Impairments in Executive Function

A new meta-analysis shows that OCD is associated with broad deficits in executive function, which may underlie the cycle of repetitive and perseverative behaviors common in OCD. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring personality and fear learning, polygenic risk for externalizing disorders, and narrative exposure therapy as a treatment for aggression. ... More>


Observer Article

Using Pseudoscience to Shine Light on Good Science

If instructors want students to think like scientists, they have to teach them about decidedly nonscientific ways of thinking, argues APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Scott O. Lilienfeld. ... More>


Why Psychotherapy Appears To Work (Even When It Doesn’t)

One of the classic papers in the history of psychology is Hans Eysenck’s “The Effects of Psychotherapy: An Evaluation,” published in 1952. The London-based psychologist examined 19 studies of treatment […]... More>