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Multiple Methods Reveal the Complexities of Neurocognitive Development

A new Clinical Psychological Science study examines how the brain is affected by both genetic and environmental influences. ... More>


The Science of Addiction

Growing up in poor urban neighborhood, Carl Hart watched crack cocaine ravage the lives of his relatives.  Early in his research career, Hart set out to find a neurological cure […]... More>


Social Feedback Loop Aids Language Development

Verbal interactions between parents and children create a social feedback loop important for language development, but that loop appears to be weaker and less frequent in interactions with autistic children. ... More>


Stress, Poverty, and Ethnicity Linked Among Young Parents

An avalanche of chronic stress — driven by concerns ranging from parenting to discrimination — disproportionately affects poor mothers and fathers, according to initial results from a multi-state study. ... More>


Perspectives Reviews 25 Years of Science

The journal Perspectives on Psychological Sciencecontinues to recognize the 25th anniversary of APS by featuring a series of special sections that take a look at how the field has changed over the last 25 years. ... More>