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Risky Business: Teens Brains Behind the Wheel

A team of Finnish researchers investigates the neural underpinnings of risky behavior in teens. ... More>


A “Council of Psychological Science Advisers” Tackles Pressing Policy Issues

A special section underscores how findings from behavioral science can provide actionable policy solutions to some of the most urgent issues facing American society today. ... More>


The secret of extreme heroes: They don’t overthink


Beyond Simple Models of Self-Control

The adolescent brain is more “plastic” than it will ever be again and capable of remarkable adaptability in light of the many challenges that this developmental phase brings. Yet it […]... More>