Depression Prevention and Self-Esteem Discussed During PSPI Symposium
Depression and high self-esteem are the two polar opposites of self-image, and two recent reports in the APS journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest looked at these two contradictory aspects of mental health. The
Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Attachment Processes
The attachment an infant and parent feel for each other is a fundamental aspect of human relations. Research presented at the APS Annual Convention in Atlanta explored the importance of infant attachment, including understanding the
Social Stress and Support Factors in Susceptibility to the Common Cold
The common cold: that bugbear of medical mischief. It infects everyone from time to time, irritating us and making us less productive, as if to say “for all your knowledge, for all your technology, you’re
The 10th Annual Teaching Institute, co-sponsored by APS and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, continued the popular pre-convention event where attendees share ideas that can be immediately put to use in the classroom.
Do Negative Cognitive Styles Increase Vulnerability to Depression?
Depression is one of the most common psychological disorders. It has been estimated that 10 percent of the population, roughly 19 million Americans, suffers from a depressive disorder in any given year. However, many people
What’s Neurobiology Got to Do With It?
Since Adam and Eve, monogamous relationships have been the model for religion and law. Some people seem more inclined to pair and settle down than others. Research into the mating habits of prairie voles has