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What Do Ghosts Feel?

This is a graphic of a ghost.

In a bit of Halloween hilarity, APS Past Board Member Lisa Feldman Barrett and humorist Daniel J. Barrett make the case for extending emotion research into the spirit world. ... More>

How Well Can We Remember Someone’s Life after They Die?

Fear of Death Prompts Leaders to Look Towards the Future

Thoughts of death can have a strong, measurable—and often prosocial—impact on our decision making. ... More>

Quick Thinking and Feeling Healthy Predict Longer Life

Medical conditions and unhealthy behaviors are known risk factors for early death, but a longitudinal study indicates that certain psychological factors are even stronger predictors of how long we’ll live. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring delayed reward discounting in prolonged grief and the role of amygdala reactivity in antisocial behavior. ... More>