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Boost Your Immune System with Hugs


A hug a day may keep the sniffles away, new study suggests


Observer Article

Smoke Signals

Melbourne Hovell, a San Diego State University psychological scientist, is part of a multidisciplinary team testing a computerized smoking-cessation intervention. Among other things, the study illustrates the pivotal role of psychological research in public health. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “How Mindfulness Works” and “Happy Marriages and Healthy Bodies” ... More>


Hugs help protect against the common cold, research finds