Press Releases

Social Media ‘Likes’ Impact Teens’ Brains and Behavior

For teens, seeing lots of “likes” on photos in a social network activates the same brain circuits that are typically activated by eating chocolate and winning money. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring strategies for recalling self-affirming memories in depression, attentional bias modification for improving sleep, and pharmaceutical treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder. ... More>


Hacking Memory to Follow Through with Intentions

Linking tasks that we intend to complete to distinctive cues that we’ll encounter at the right place and the right time may help us remember to follow through. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the development of model-based reinforcement learning, causality and illusory motion perception, and links between mental state and associative activation. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring a unified model of depression, cognitive and neurbiological mechanisms underlying antisocial behavior, and the role of testosterone in regulating behavior in social anxiety. ... More>