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Presidential Column

Contributions of Psychology to Psychiatry

Modern psychiatry owes much of its understanding of mental illness to psychological research. In a guest column, psychiatric scholars E. Jane Costello and Adrian Angold of Duke University detail the ways their discipline has been shaped by psychological science. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring genome-wide association studies for behavioral traits; attention, disruptive behavior, and achievement in early childhood; and effects of crowding on visual perception and grip. ... More>

Sons’ Intelligence Linked to Fathers’ Criminal History

Data from over 1 million Swedish men show that sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower cognitive abilities, which can be explained by shared genetic factors. ... More>

Cover Story

The Long and the Short of It

Psychological scientists have uncovered an alarming link between chronic stress and cellular aging. The length of our telomeres, the protective caps at the tips of our chromosomes, may foretell health risks. ... More>