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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>


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>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of studies exploring the various roles played by neural, genetic, and environmental factors in antisocial behavior. ... More>


Daydreaming Can Have a Dark Side

Daydreaming and mind wandering can be beneficial for creativity, but these spontaneous thoughts can also become a risk factor for mood disorders. ... More>