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Changing Habits for the Long Haul

This is a photo of APS Fellow Robert Cialdini.

As research shows, individuals tend to lapse into familiar but unhealthy behaviors during times of stress, says APS Fellow Russell A. Poldrack. In a series of presentations, Poldrack and five other psychological scientists reveal the latest studies on making healthy behaviors more intrinsic and sustainable. ... More>


NIMH Will Hold Free Webinar on RDoC Principles May 10th

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is hosting a webinar on the principles of Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) on Tuesday, May 10th, 2016, from 12:00–1:00 p.m EDT. Three NIMH-funded […]... More>


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Under the Hood of Mechanical Turk

When Amazon launched a product called Mechanical Turk (MTurk) just over a decade ago, the e-commerce giant billed it as an online service to enable a marketplace of workers to complete tasks in exchange for payment. But it didn’t take long for the product to become a significant research tool in psychological science worldwide. ... More>


Research Hints at Promise and Difficulty of Helping People With A.D.H.D. Learn


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