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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>


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>


Remembering Richard F. Thompson

Friends and colleagues remember a neuroscience pioneer for his tenacity and his dedication to the scientific method. ... More>

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Different Roads, Same Reward

Science is identifying variations in the way individuals respond to their addictions. APS William James Fellow Terry E. Robinson discloses how this research could help identify addicts most at risk for relapse. ... More>

Can You Learn While You’re Asleep?