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New Research on Overcoming Loneliness

Telecommuting Works Best in Moderation, Science Shows

Telecommuting can boost employee job satisfaction and productivity, but only when it’s implemented with specific individual and organizational factors in mind. ... More>

When Trauma Isn’t Traumatic

Exposure to acute trauma may be linked with increased social connections and decreased clinical symptoms for some, new research shows. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: threat-related information and generalized anxiety, kindling in depression, the life history model of psychopathology, and the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide. ... More>

Observer Article

How Poverty Affects the Brain and Behavior

Living in poverty can impede an individual’s cognitive development, executive functioning, and attention. At the inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science, a panel of scientists including APS William James Fellow Martha J. Farah and APS Fellow Eldar Shafir discussed the long-term cognitive and behavioral outcomes of growing up poor. ... More>