Integrative Science

Building Better Science Means Breaking Down Barriers

Many of the world’s most challenging issues – poverty, health behavior change, and globalization – are at their core issues that can be solved with a better understanding of human behavior. Making progress on solving these complex, multidimensional issues increasingly requires interdisciplinary collaboration across research disciplines. But the way most More

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science: A Unified Model of Depression: Integrating Clinical, Cognitive, Biological, and Evolutionary Perspectives Aaron T. Beck and Keith Bredemeier Over the last several decades, research in many domains has advanced the scientific understanding of different aspects of depression. The authors of this article More

Psychological Scientists Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

A total of 11 psychological scientists, all of whom are APS Fellows, have been elected as members of the 2016 class of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. The academy is “one of the country’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, convening leaders from the academic, business More

Clinical Psychological Science Illuminates Need for Multilevel Studies of Antisocial Behavior

Antisocial behavior is a construct in clinical psychological science that encompasses many different behaviors and diagnoses. Behaviors as common as cheating, lying, and use of illicit substances are considered antisocial, as are aggression, theft, and violence. When such behaviors become chronic, they are viewed as pathological and can lead to More

Beck Proposes an Integrative Theory of Depression

Cognitive science pioneer Aaron Beck revolutionized the scientific investigation of depression, and his subsequent research has elucidated biological mechanisms that underpin some cognitive features of the disorder. In a new article published in Clinical Psychological Science, Beck and colleague Keith Bredemeier of the University of Pennsylvania aim to integrate these More

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Habits and Open Science

In March 1665, Henry Oldenburg introduced the first publication of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society to the world. In one remarkable paragraph, Oldenburg declared the purpose of the scientific journal — the second in the world, by only 2 months — to be the “clear and true” communication More