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Reaching Citizens Through Science

An Executive Order from President Obama represents a watershed event for psychological science and related disciplines. Under the directive, behavioral researchers will be at the forefront of helping policymakers test strategies aimed at persuading Americans to save for retirement, conserve energy, and much more. ... More>


New Research on Overcoming Loneliness


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Cuthbert Named NIMH Acting Director

APS Fellow Bruce Cuthbert, who has spearheaded the Research Domain Criteria Project, has been named acting director of the National Institute of Mental Health. ... More>


NIMH RDoC Initiative Strives to Reshape Mental Health Research

An initiative by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) aims to reframe mental health research — from research to treatment. The Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) initiative cuts across traditional […]... More>


When Trauma Isn’t Traumatic

Exposure to acute trauma may be linked with increased social connections and decreased clinical symptoms for some, new research shows. ... More>