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Having Kids Can Make Parents Less Empathetic

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>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring conditioning effects on pain, dynamics of defensive behavior, and women's perceptions of anger in other women. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: pain, sleep, and internalizing symptoms; homesickness as mini-grief; interactions between memory and perception in development; and links between social support, SES, and inflammatory reactivity. ... More>

On the Horizon: Virtual Reality Therapy that Treats Chronic Pain