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Attention on the Brain

Research links mindfulness meditation with everything from metacognition to cortical thickness in the brain, says APS Fellow Tania Singer. She and other psychological scientists impart the latest findings from the science of paying attention. ... More>


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Under New Management

A mix of social experiences, psychological systems, and brain mechanisms enables us to make increasingly complex decisions and regulate our thoughts and actions. APS Board Member Annette D. Karmiloff-Smith and APS Fellows Eveline Crone, Yuko Munakata (pictured), and Philip D. Zelazo are among scientists worldwide who are identifying neural and cognitive processes that underlie the development of executive control across the lifespan. ... More>


New Research in Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring genes and executive function in childhood, sex differences in aggression, and hormones and women's clothing choices. ... More>


Making Sense of Self-Regulation in Early Childhood

The effect of parental supportive emotion socialization on internalizing symptoms (IS) in early childhood is moderated by child executive function (EF). For children with low EF, there is a negative […]... More>


Burnout Leaves its Mark on the Brain

One consequence of chronic workplace stress may be changes in neural function, making it more difficult for people to regulate their negative emotions. ... More>