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Depressed People Believe that Life Gets Better

Even depressed adults seem to share the typical belief that the future will be brighter, but this optimism may not lead to better outcomes, researchers find. ... More>


In Defense of Spoilers


Your Fellow Diners’ Size May Affect How Much You Eat


Observation

McClelland Receives Heineken Prize

APS Fellow James L. "Jay" McClelland has received the C.L. de Carvalho-Heineken Prize from Cognitive Science. ... More>


Memories of Pain During Childbirth Tied to Intensity Rather than Length of Labor

Childbirth is physically intense and can last for hours, yet researchers find the amount of time a woman spends in labor doesn’t impact how she remembers her labor pain afterwards. ... More>