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The Brooding Mind: Making the Worst of Ambiguity

Imagine yourself at your 10-year high school reunion, a long anticipated get-together for you and all your old friends. You haven’t seen many of them since graduation day, and naturally […]... More>


Observer Article

A Legend in the Study of Rumination

Susan Nolen-Hoeksema of Yale University, a pioneer in the field of rumination, died in January at the age of 53 following heart surgery. A half dozen speakers — many of them scientific and academic protégés, and many of them choking up at times — gathered at the APS 25th Annual Convention to remember her life and work. Her husband, Richard, was on hand to receive the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award on her behalf. ... More>


The Rehash Hangover


The Fly-on-the-Wall Effect: When Bad Things Happen . . .

When I was a kid, and had to deal with life’s early disappointments, my parents would always call it a “learning experience.” If I failed to win a coveted academic […]... More>