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Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, “Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science” offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in […]... More>


Ebola Scare Could Heighten Fears About Other Illnesses, Research Suggests

Psychological scientists have found that our fear of contracting illnesses, no matter how remote the chances, can actually lead to behavioral changes. ... More>


Separating legitimate Ebola concerns from unnecessary fear


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>


Typical Items Facilitate Fear Learning, Atypical Items Don’t

According to a recent study, people generalize learned fear from typical items in a category to atypical members of the category, but not vice versa. ... More>