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Lilienfeld Named Editor of Clinical Psychological Science

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Scott O. Lilienfeld has been tapped as the new Editor of Clinical Psychological Science (CPS), succeeding Founding Editor and APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Alan […]... More>


Most people aren’t resilient to life’s hardships, researchers find


Natural Resilience to Major Life Stressors Not So Common

A new analysis indicates that when confronted with a major life-altering event, many people can struggle considerably and for long periods of time, contrary to the idea that natural resilience is a common phenomenon. ... More>


Observation

Replication Report Looks at Verbal Aspect Effects on Perceived Intent

A multilab replication project found no evidence that the verb form used to describe a crime influences the way people judge criminal intent, in contrast to previously published findings. The […]... More>


When Backup Plans Backfire

Backup plans can change the way that a person pursues a goal, as well as the likelihood of achieving it, even if the backup plans are never even used. ... More>