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Anger Linked With Better Health in Some Cultures

“Many of us in Western societies naively believe that anger is bad for health, and beliefs like these appear to be bolstered by recent scientific findings,” says APS Fellow Shinobu […]... More>


New Research From <em>Clinical Psychological Science</em>

A sample of new research exploring: posttraumatic growth in soldiers; social anxiety, food intake, and body dissatisfaction; risk and resilience in rural African American youth; and neurotechnology in clinical psychological science. ... More>


The Poverty Trap

Poor people are the subject of many negative stereotypes, including the assumption that they are inherently incapable of making sound financial decisions. But APS Fellow Eldar Shafir has demonstrated that […]... More>


This Is Your Stressed-Out Brain On Scarcity


The Science of Addiction

Growing up in poor urban neighborhood, Carl Hart watched crack cocaine ravage the lives of his relatives.  Early in his research career, Hart set out to find a neurological cure […]... More>