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Exploring Targeted Cognitive Training for Clinical Disorders

A special series in Clinical Psychological Science brings together research on cognitive training for behavioral and emotional disorders, with an emphasis on understanding the mechanisms at work. ... More>


Why Companies Want Staffers With Happy Spouses


Why We Love the Pain of Spicy Food


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Talkin’ About Your Generation

Scientists have long debated how economic and societal trends, such as the Great Depression or the 1960s counterculture movement, influence personality development. But using novel ways to analyze data across time, psychological researchers have identified specific attributes — like empathy and incivility — that are more prevalent in some birth cohorts than in others. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “How Mindfulness Works” and “Happy Marriages and Healthy Bodies” ... More>