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Observer Article

Different Roads, Same Reward

Science is identifying variations in the way individuals respond to their addictions. APS William James Fellow Terry E. Robinson discloses how this research could help identify addicts most at risk for relapse. ... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Practical Solutions to Violence

At the 2014 APS Annual Convention, four researchers (as reported in the July/August Observer article “Exploring the Psychological Science of Violence”) missed essential components of US violence and how to […]... More>


Individual Variation in Resisting Temptation: Implications for Addiction

At the 2014 APS Annual Convention, APS William James Fellow Terry Robinson discussed how cues associated with rewards, such as food or drugs, can acquire considerable control over motivated behavior, […]... More>


New Research From <em>Clinical Psychological Science</em>

A sample of new research exploring fear extinction in anxiety disorders, implicit measures of drug-related craving and nicotine dependence, attachment security between older spouses, and a two-hit model of autism. ... More>


Cover Story

The Study of Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic

In recognition of the new school year beginning in many parts of the world, the Observer examines a host of psychological research on learning — not just in the classroom, but across the life-span. ... More>