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APS Past President James L. McGaugh reflects on how our understanding of memory consolidation has evolved in the quarter-century since he wrote the article “Significance and Remembrance: The Role of Neuromodulatory Systems” for the inaugural issue of Psychological Science. ... More>
Choices are expressions of personality and acts of individuation, but they also are acts of communication. In a talk sponsored by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Sheena Iyengar described a variety of studies demonstrating how our choices do not always reflect our stated preferences. ... More>
Over the course of one’s life, hormonal changes alter behavior, mood, and cognition. Bruce McEwen has spent more than 40 years studying how hormones regulate the brain and nervous system, […]... More>
A special series in Clinical Psychological Science explores how our ability to engage in mental time travel can have detrimental consequences when it becomes repetitive and uncontrolled. ... More>