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Uncovering Neurodevelopmental Origins of Psychosis and Adolescent Mental Health: A Tribute to Elaine F. Walker

Elaine F. Walker’s influence can be measured in her stellar publishing records, her many awards, and the number of her former students who have gone on to acclaimed research careers of their own. In a symposium at the 25th APS Annual Convention, three of those students discussed their research interests and how they were inspired by Walker. ... More>


Virginia Sturm

University of California, San Francisco canlab.ucsf.edu What does your research focus on? My research focuses on how neural systems support emotion and how disruption in these systems relates to alterations […]... More>


Psychiatric association approves changes to diagnostic manual


Viktor Frankl: Why to believe in others

The highly regarded psychiatrist Viktor Frankl formulated many of his revolutionary ideas while incarcerated in a concentration camp. In this illuminating lecture, he adroitly summarizes his main points regarding humanity’s […]... More>


Mood and Experience: Life Comes At You

Living through weddings or divorces, job losses and children’s triumphs, we sometimes feel better and sometimes feel worse. But, psychologists observe, we tend to drift back to a “set point”—a stable resting point, or baseline, in the mind’s level of contentment or unease.... More>