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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>

Withdrawn Children Show Predictable Brain Activity During Social Interactions

Findings from fMRI study provide insight into the brain activity of socially withdrawn children and could inform interventions aimed preventing anxiety disorders among children at risk. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring bottom-up processes and motor control in predictable environments, and the role of object function in guiding visual search. ... More>

Neuroimaging Highlights Emotion Perception and Memory

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Perception often is thought of in terms of sensory stimuli — what we see, hear, and smell — but it extends beyond the five senses, including complex function of emotional perception. We also can turn this perception inward, toward our own appraisal of an emotional stimulus. ... More>