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Job Opportunity at NIH’s Center for Scientific Review

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have an opening for the Director position of their Division of AIDS, Behavioral, and Population Sciences (DABP) of the Center for Scientific Review (CSR). […]... More>

How Collectivism Protects Against Contagious Fear

People who reported greater perceived risk of Ebola infection were more likely to report xenophobic attitudes, but feeling a sense of belonging and connection to others can mitigate this link. ... More>

Repeat Drunk Drivers and the Neurobiology of Risk

An investigation of repeat drunk driving offenders provides a distinctive profile of the cognitive, personality, and neurobiological factors that influence risk-taking. ... More>

Teens Take Fewer Risks Around Slightly Older Adults

Adolescents are known risk takers, but new research suggests that being in a group that includes just one slightly older adult might decrease teens' propensity to engage in risky behavior. ... More>

Wearing a Helmet Tied to Riskier Decision Making

Individuals wearing a bicycle helmet as part of a lab experiment reported greater sensation seeking and engaged in more risk taking than those wearing a baseball cap. ... More>