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Predicting Psychosis

In the search for new ways to prevent and treat mental illnesses, scientists are refining their understanding of the interplay between environmental factors and brain development in these disorders. Elaine […]... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring cerebellar activation and schizophrenia; working memory, decision making, and externalizing behaviors; and reward processing in children of depressed parents. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of studies exploring: effects of participating in research on non-suicidal self-injury; neural connectivity, emotional processing, and PTSD; and functional connectivity, episodic memory, and risk for psychosis. ... More>


Did You Hear That? Specific Brain Activity Linked With Imagined Hearing

Researchers find that activity in specific brain areas distinguishes words that we actually hear versus those we imagine, and may also signal proneness to auditory hallucination. ... More>


Observer Article

Aiming for a Multifaceted Approach to Psychiatric Disorders

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Elaine F. Walker and her team are working to identify and offset risk factors for psychosis that appear during conception, through adolescence, and beyond. ... More>