Friend and Foe: How Inflammation Fights Disease and Fuels Depression
Our immune system uses inflammation to fend off infection and heal injuries, but when this system is overburdened, inflammation can also fuel mental health conditions.
The Value of Values in Poverty Reduction
Anti-poverty programs in the developing world often sputter because they clash with local culture and values. But researchers are finding success with programs that align with the tenets of the communities they’re trying to help.
New Content From Perspectives on Psychological Science
A sample of articles on stress responses, Qualia, sex/gender differences in verbal fluency, seeing racism as a zero-sum game, why (and when) beliefs change, and much more.
Don’t Surround Yourself With Admirers
When you’re admired and well known, “people are always nice to you,” the actor Robert De Niro once confessed to Esquire magazine. “You’re in a conversation, and everybody’s agreeing with what you’re saying.” Sounds great!
Up-and-Coming Voices: The Science of Behavior Change
In this collection of Flash Talks from the 2021 APS Virtual Convention, we highlight talks by students and early-career researchers related to behavioral change.
Childhood Residue in the Aging Body
Science explores the formidable link between our earliest life experiences and our health in old age.