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New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring selective attention to faces in social anxiety, developmental change in ADHD symptom structure, and alcohol craving and consumption in borderline personality disorder. ... More>


Long-Term Pot Use Linked to Financial, Social Problems in Midlife

People who smoked cannabis frequently, and over many years, ended up in a lower social class than their parents, with less skilled jobs than non-regular cannabis smokers, longitudinal data show. ... More>


Observer Article

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>


Observer Article

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>


NIMH Launches User-Friendly RDoC Matrix Format

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) recently announced an update to the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) initiative. RDoC is a new research framework for studying mental disorders by focusing […]... More>