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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring concern about bias and time perception, active suppression of sensory inputs, and the relationship between weight discrimination and mortality risk. ... More>

Cover Story


Armed with findings about the way the brain processes pain, clinical scientists are piloting new perceptual treatments to help people gain lasting relief from arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other chronic conditions. ... More>

Observer Article

Measuring Pain With a Flash

Physical pain varies, leaving clinicians struggling to assess the severity of a patient's discomfort. But APS Past President Linda M. Bartoshuk has found a way to more precisely -- and quickly -- measure the intensity of each individual's suffering. ... More>

Observer Article

The Science of Behavior Change

The US National Institutes of Health initiative on the Science of Behavior Change is supporting novel research on interventions designed to help people live healthier lives. Melissa Riddle and Rebecca Ferrer summarize the program's accomplishments. ... More>