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Developing Electrophysiology Training Resources

The APS Teaching Fund, which supports a range of educational endeavors, helped cognitive neuroscientists create a core set of instructional modules and data collection guidelines for EEG techniques. ... More>


Good Stress, Bad Stress

Over the course of one’s life, hormonal changes alter behavior, mood, and cognition. Bruce McEwen has spent more than 40 years studying how hormones regulate the brain and nervous system, […]... More>


Worrying About the Future, Ruminating on the Past—How Thoughts Affect Mental Health


Observer Article

The Curse of Knowledge: Pinker Describes a Key Cause of Bad Writing

APS Fellow Steven A. Pinker says writers often assume readers understand the obscure words they use and know the esoteric facts they reference — and these assumptions fuel poor prose. ... More>


The Key to Creativity May be in Imagining the Details

When it comes to finding innovative solutions to a problem, recalling the details of a recent event may help boost creative thinking. ... More>