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  • Have you ever felt a special “spark” with someone—an intense bond with a potential partner, friend, or colleague? When individuals experience chemistry, they experience their interaction as something more than the sum of their separate contributions. More

    Chemistry Between People: A Sum of Their Connections

    Have you ever felt a special “spark” with someone—an intense bond with a potential partner, friend, or colleague? When individuals experience chemistry, they experience their interaction as something more than the sum of their separate contributions. More

  • Is there anything we can do to change the minds of people to follow medical advice and get vaccinated? To help us unravel these vexing questions, Under the Cortex welcomes author and psychologist Dr. Stuart Vyse.  More

    Under the Cortex: Why Some People Won’t Get Vaccinated

    Is there anything we can do to change the minds of people to follow medical advice and get vaccinated? To help us unravel these vexing questions, Under the Cortex welcomes author and psychologist Dr. Stuart Vyse.  More

  • In the latest PSPI, a team of researchers explores how psychological interventions can be part of a comprehensive plan to manage chronic pain while reducing the need for surgeries and potentially dangerous medications. Charles Blue interviews Mary Driscoll, a researcher at Yale University, and first author on the issue's main article.   More

    Under the Cortex: Psychological Interventions for the Treatment of Chronic Pain in Adults

    In the latest PSPI, a team of researchers explores how psychological interventions can be part of a comprehensive plan to manage chronic pain while reducing the need for surgeries and potentially dangerous medications. Charles Blue interviews Mary Driscoll, a researcher at Yale University, and first author on the issue's main article.   More

  • The latest PSPI examines psychological interventions for the treatment of chronic pain, including the gap between the evidence of the effectiveness of several psychological interventions and their availability and use in treatment. More

    Chronic Pain Treatment Should Include Psychological Interventions

    The latest PSPI examines psychological interventions for the treatment of chronic pain, including the gap between the evidence of the effectiveness of several psychological interventions and their availability and use in treatment. More

  • For successful messaging to older adults, ditch the stereotypes, consider their future time horizons, and help them savor the moments they can enjoy. More

    Reminders of Years Left, Not Lived, Motivate Older People

    For successful messaging to older adults, ditch the stereotypes, consider their future time horizons, and help them savor the moments they can enjoy. More

  • Explaining the meaning of “scientific consensus” may counter false beliefs about the safety of genetically modified foods. This same approach, however, is less effective in convincing skeptics that climate change is real and caused by humans. More

    Understanding ‘Scientific Consensus’ May Correct Misperceptions About GMOs, but Not Climate Change

    Explaining the meaning of “scientific consensus” may counter false beliefs about the safety of genetically modified foods. This same approach, however, is less effective in convincing skeptics that climate change is real and caused by humans. More

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