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Breaking Free From Bad Behaviors

In a cross-cutting theme program at the 2016 APS Annual Convention, psychological scientists shared cutting-edge research on halting and reversing destructive behavior. ... More>

Albert Bandura Receives National Medal of Science

President Obama presented eminent psychology researcher Albert Bandura with the National Medal of Science in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to science. ... More>

Withdrawn Children Show Predictable Brain Activity During Social Interactions

Findings from fMRI study provide insight into the brain activity of socially withdrawn children and could inform interventions aimed preventing anxiety disorders among children at risk. ... More>

Infants’ Brain Activity Shows Signs of Social Thinking

A collaboration between neuroscientists and developmental psychologists provides evidence directly linking neural responses from the motor system to overt social behavior in infants. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the role of conscious awareness in associative learning, the social aspects of music learning among infants, and brain mechanisms underlying self-affirmation. ... More>