In the United States, medicine functions too much like a “repair shop,” believes David R. Williams of Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health: People only seek medical advice when something goes wrong. This dysfunctional approach may explain why the United States shells out 50% of the world’s health More

Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science: Emotion Regulatory Flexibility Sheds Light on the Elusive Relationship Between Repeated Traumatic Exposure and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Einat Levy-Gigi, George A. Bonanno, Alla R. Shapiro, Gal Richter-Levin, Szabolcs Kéri, and Gal Sheppes Research examining the relationship between trauma exposure and More

Watch the ICPS Keynote Addresses: Decoding the Neural Signature of Consciousness Stanislas Dehaene The Lasting Power of Patience Terrie E. Moffitt How Brains Think George Lakoff Years ago, it was common for psychological scientists to talk about the role of genes in behavior without any input from geneticists; they would More

Arturo Hernandez, University of Houston, has been honored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation with a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award for his research showing how the brain learns and processes language. The award, which is valued at $50,000, recognizes “internationally renowned researchers who completed their doctorates less than 18 More

25 Throughout 2015, the Observer is commemorating the silver anniversary of APS’s flagship journal. Among the reports in the first issue of Psychological Science, released in January 1990, was an article titled “Mother Nature’s Bag of Tricks Is Small” by the late Duke University psychological scientist Gregory A. Kimble. In More