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Thoughts of death can have a strong, measurable—and often prosocial—impact on our decision making. ... More>
Medical conditions and unhealthy behaviors are known risk factors for early death, but a longitudinal study indicates that certain psychological factors are even stronger predictors of how long we’ll live. ... More>
A sample of new research exploring delayed reward discounting in prolonged grief and the role of amygdala reactivity in antisocial behavior. ... More>
Data from 546 couples suggest that when one spouse passes away, his or her characteristics continue to be linked with the surviving spouse’s well-being. ... More>
APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Marsha M. Linehan, renowned for her development of evidence-based treatments for borderline personality disorder and suicidality, warns that the standard interventions for suicidal behavior — including hospitalization — are largely unsupported by science. ... More>