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Letter/Observer Forum

The Gap in Genetic–Environmental Studies of Psychopathology

Doubtless the genetic studies reviewed in the October 2015 Observer article “Passing Down Psychopathology” are providing important biological links to the roots of psychopathology in children. They do, however, as […]... More>

Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured Articles: “When Does Self-Defeat Equal Success?”, “Does Viewing Mental Disorders as Biological Phenomena Reduce or Increase Stigma?”, and “The Value of Infant-Directed Speech” ... More>

RDoC FAQ Webinar on October 13

The Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) initiative is a project of the National Institute of Mental Health to reframe mental health research. Join us on October 13 at 1:30 PM EDT […]... More>

Cover Story

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>


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>