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Brain Activity of Passengers on Terrifying Flight Sheds Light on Trauma Memory

Neuroimaging data from passengers on a flight that nearly crashed in 2001 are helping researchers understand how trauma memories are processed in the brain. ... More>

The ‘Rocky’ in Relationships

In 2008, a massive earthquake shook the Chinese province of Sichuan. Measuring 8.0, the quake killed more than 69,000, injured countless more, and left 4.8 million homeless. The Chinese government […]... More>


LeDoux Recognized by APS for Fear, Anxiety Research

Joseph E. LeDoux, a 2015 recipient of the APS William James Fellow Award, will speak at the 27th APS Annual Convention in New York City, to be held May 21–24, […]... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring vigilance for threat in rhesus monkey infants and relations among control, reward, and exploration in learned helplessness. ... More>

Science Confirms Looking Angry Gets People To Do What You Want