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New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring prospective motor control in infants at risk of autism and links between negative affect, borderline personality disorder, and PTSD. ... More>


Broadening the Reach of Mental Health Care Through Online Interventions

Data from an online smoking cessation intervention indicate that web-based interventions could help bring effective treatment to a broad range of people. ... More>


The ADHD Explosion

Nearly 10% of American children have received a diagnosis of Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). During his Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology Distinguished Scientist Award Address, APS Fellow Stephen P. […]... More>


Cover Story

Mind Over Matter

Decades at the forefront of attention research have convinced APS William James Fellow Michael I. Posner that attention can literally save lives: He witnessed a group of smokers reduce their cigarette consumption by 60% after just 2 weeks of mindfulness training. He confirmed an increase in brain activity in areas related to self-control among these study participants. Posner’s Keynote Address kicked off the the 27th APS Annual Convention in New York City, where 5,300 attendees met to discuss cutting-edge research on behavioral development, attention, clinical interventions, and more. ... More>


No Longer Wanting to Die