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Boosting Self-Worth Can Counteract Cognitive Effects of Poverty

For people in poverty, remembering better times — such as past success — improves cognitive functioning and increases their willingness to seek help from crucial aid services. ... More>


Observer Article

Nakamura Heads Peer Review at NIH

As head of the NIH’s Center for Scientific Review, APS Fellow Richard K. Nakamura has set a goal of making science review a science itself. ... More>


Observation

Koob Selected to Direct NIAAA

APS Fellow George F. Koob has been selected to direct the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). ... More>


Observation

SSSP Provides Opportunities for Psychopathy Researchers

A new society is providing new resources for researchers and other professionals who are interested in psychopathy. ... More>


A “Blame Bias” Distorts Our Judgment