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Trauma of War, Illusion of Growth

Back in 2009, the U.S. Army undertook a dramatic transformation of its own culture. The country had been at war for almost a decade, with many soldiers repeatedly deployed to […]... More>


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Healing the Wounds of the Future

Several years ago, the satirical newspaper The Onion ran an article about “Pre-Traumatic Stress Disorder,” based on a “study” by the Department of Future Veterans Affairs. Victims of the disorder, […]... More>


The Science Behind Our Urge To Procrastinate


Observer Article

The Roots of Stress

APS President Elizabeth A. Phelps hosts a symposium that explores the mechanisms and consequences of stress from a range of perspectives — including genetic, environmental, and cellular. ... More>