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Lead Exposure Linked to ADHD in Kids with Genetic Mutation

Exposure to miniscule amounts of lead may contribute to ADHD symptoms in children who have a particular gene mutation, researchers find. ... More>


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Passing Down Psychopathology

An international panel of psychological scientists, including APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Michael E. Lamb and APS Fellows Jay Belsky and Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, discuss how genes and environment interact and influence the intergenerational transmission of psychopathology. ... More>


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Cuthbert Named NIMH Acting Director

APS Fellow Bruce Cuthbert, who has spearheaded the Research Domain Criteria Project, has been named acting director of the National Institute of Mental Health. ... More>


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Defining Dysfunction: Clinical Psychology’s New Frontier

Speakers at a symposium at the 2015 APS Annual Convention discussed the benefits and challenges of a new framework developed to study psychopathology by examining cognitive and biological features rather than relying solely on observable symptoms. ... More>


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Unifying Psychology as a Physical Science

In the inaugural issue of APS’s flagship journal, Psychological Science, the late Gregory A. Kimble emphasized fundamental scientific principles that transcend psychology’s various specialties. APS Fellow Dean Keith Simonton reflects on Kimble’s visionary commitment to integrative science. ... More>