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Healing the Wounds of the Future


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>


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>


Observation

Books to Check Out: March 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Human Brand: How We Relate to People, Products, and Companies by Chris Malone and Susan T. Fiske; Jossey-Bass, September 30, 2013. The […]... More>


Living Through War Leads to In-Group Solidarity

War experiences can have a long-term effect on human psychology, shifting people’s motivations toward greater equality for members of their own group. ... More>