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Hurricane Katrina’s psychological scars revealed

Good Stress, Bad Stress

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>

Illuminating Mechanisms of Repetitive Thinking

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>

Burnout Leaves its Mark on the Brain

One consequence of chronic workplace stress may be changes in neural function, making it more difficult for people to regulate their negative emotions. ... More>

Aggression in Children Makes Sense—Sometimes