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Viktor Frankl: Why to believe in others

The highly regarded psychiatrist Viktor Frankl formulated many of his revolutionary ideas while incarcerated in a concentration camp. In this illuminating lecture, he adroitly summarizes his main points regarding humanity’s […]... More>

Mood and Experience: Life Comes At You

Living through weddings or divorces, job losses and children’s triumphs, we sometimes feel better and sometimes feel worse. But, psychologists observe, we tend to drift back to a “set point”—a stable resting point, or baseline, in the mind’s level of contentment or unease.... More>

Champions of Psychology

Champions of Psychology: Marsha Linehan

The APS Student Caucus interviews Marsha Lineman, a Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington. Lineman discussed how she began her career in psychology, her research interests, and shares advice for young professionals and graduate students who are contemplating a research career. ... More>

A tool for predicting suicide?

Suicide is both disturbing and perplexing to survivors, in part because it is so unpredictable. People who are intent on killing themselves often conceal their thoughts or outright deny them, […]... More>

Beck in Action: Grawemeyer-Winning Psychiatrist Influential in Psychology

As an undergraduate at Brown University, Aaron “Tim” Beck took his first – and last – class in psychology. “It all had to do with brain anatomy and physiology and […]... More>