A Magnetic Field: Psychological Scientists Lead fMRI Labs
Once the domain of medical schools, brain imaging labs are increasingly interdisciplinary and thriving under the leadership of psychology departments.
Psychological Scientist Elected to Royal Irish Academy
APS Fellow J.A. Scott Kelso has been elected to the Royal Irish Academy, Ireland’s leading body of experts in sciences and humanities.
Investigating Emotional Spillover in the Brain
Scientists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are discovering what happens in the brain when emotions from one event carry over to the next.
The Cognitive Upside of Aging
Big Data involving thousands and thousands of participants is enabling researchers to track the development of different cognitive skills across the lifespan with increasing accuracy. And the results of these studies bring light to some surprising — and perhaps heartening — findings about the aging brain.
Mental Flexibility May Buffer Against Emotional Stress
Brain imaging research suggests that our ability to do “cold” math calculations may be connected with our ability to regulate “hot” emotions.
Teens Who Say No to Social Media
The Wall Street Journal: When 14-year-old Brian O’Neill of Washington, D.C., wanted to find out what his friends had been up to over summer vacation, he did something radical: He asked them. Unlike most kids