Point to Point
Psychological scientists have generated an understanding of the brain’s own navigation capabilities, from the level of individual cells all the way up to higher level cognitive networks.
Meet the APS Board for 2015–2016
Every September, the Observer highlights leaders taking on new roles on the APS Board of Directors. For the 2015–2016 academic year, C. Randy Gallistel of Rutgers University is the new APS President, while Susan Goldin-Meadow
Defining Dysfunction: Clinical Psychology’s New Frontier
Diagnosing physical ailments used to depend exclusively on symptoms and observations, but a prodigious surge in new technology has provided 21st century medicine with an array of precision diagnostic tools — from biomarkers to genetic
What Emotions Are (and Aren’t)
The New York Times: OUR senses appear to show us the world the way it truly is, but they are easily deceived. For example, if you listen to a recorded symphony through stereo speakers that
Using Time to Understand Behavioral Development
Life moves steadily in one direction, but the thoughts, feelings, and decisions that make up our existence are often best examined over varying timelines. A memory begins to form in a matter of moments and
Burnout Leaves its Mark on the Brain
Chronic stress seems to dampen people’s neurological ability to bounce back from negative situations—causing even more stress.