A sample of research on the relationship between executive functions, impulsivity, and psychopathology, affective dynamics in psychopathology, risk profiles in social anxiety disorder, the effects of emphasizing negative affect in psychiatric diagnosis, motivation in schizophrenia, and neural patterns in patients with anxiety. More
A sample of research exploring rationality in joint action; parenting, poverty, and brain connectivity; coupling between vocabulary and reasoning; and links between visual attention and perceived emotion. More
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences has elected APS Treasurer Roberta L. Klatzky, APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow J. Frank Yates, APS Fellow Mary C. “Molly” Potter, and several other psychological scientists as fellows, including them in a prestigious cadre of scholars and practitioners from academia, business, and government. More
Mavericks are memorable, but to conform is generally the norm. Psychological studies are now exploring conformity as more than just a learned behavior, but one that involves a mix of reward and punishment processes in the brain. More
The sight of a blind person snapping her fingers, making clicking sounds with her tongue, or stomping her feet might draw stares on a street or in a subway station, but it’s this type of behavior that is opening up a vibrant new area of research in psychology. More
APS Fellow BJ Casey of Weill Medical College of Cornell University is among the researchers receiving funding from 13 grants announced by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) in September. The grants, which are being distributed to research institutions around the United States, are part of the newly unveiled More
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