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When Trauma Isn’t Traumatic

Exposure to acute trauma may be linked with increased social connections and decreased clinical symptoms for some, new research shows. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: threat-related information and generalized anxiety, kindling in depression, the life history model of psychopathology, and the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide. ... More>

Observer Article

How Poverty Affects the Brain and Behavior

Living in poverty can impede an individual’s cognitive development, executive functioning, and attention. At the inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science, a panel of scientists including APS William James Fellow Martha J. Farah and APS Fellow Eldar Shafir discussed the long-term cognitive and behavioral outcomes of growing up poor. ... More>

Observer Article

A Milestone in Federally Funded Behavioral Science

A special symposium celebrated the 20th anniversary of the US National Institutes of Health’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. ... More>

Close Friendships in Adolescence Predict Health in Adulthood

New research suggests that following the pack in adolescence may have unexpected long-term benefits for physical health in early adulthood. ... More>