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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the influence of relative encoding on memory-based judgments and probiotic treatment for rats exposed to parental stress. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring social support figures as prepared-safety stimuli and links between economic concern and desire to use appearance-enhancing products. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring computer modeling of the evolution of honor cultures and mechanisms that drive vicarious fear learning. ... More>


Observer Article

Redefining Fear

Joseph E. LeDoux equates emotional experience — particularly fear — with soup. Like the medley of ingredients we add to broth, fear encompasses a mix of brain arousal, body feedback, attention, and memory. In his APS William James Fellow Award Address, LeDoux argues for a new, increasingly multidimensional way of studying fear. ... More>


Observation

LeDoux Recognized by APS for Fear, Anxiety Research

Joseph E. LeDoux, a 2015 recipient of the APS William James Fellow Award, will speak at the 27th APS Annual Convention in New York City, to be held May 21–24, […]... More>