Psychopathology

Psychopaths lack moral emotions, are impulsive, and routinely violate social and legal norms. They know right from wrong, but they don’t follow the rules. For a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, scientists tested psychopaths and found that they are not skilled More

Depression is one of the most common forms of psychopathology. According to diathesis–stress theories of depression, genetic liability interacts with negative life experiences to cause depression. Traditionally, most studies testing these theories have focused on only one component of the diathesis–stress model: either genetics or environment, but not their interaction.  More

Emotion and Psychopathology Ann M. Kring, chair University of California, Berkeley Presenters Sheri Johnson University of Miami Jon Rottenberg University of South Florida Jon Kassel University of Illinois-Chicago James J. Gross, discussant Stanford University Some of the most meaningful research in psychological science can be translated to benefit real-world problems. More