Combating the ‘Microstress’ That Causes Burnout
Have you had days that exhaust you extraordinarily without any particular reason why? There’s no traumatic event or unpleasant encounter that stands out, no urgent work deadline or health issue weighing on you, nothing hovering
I Jumped Out of a Plane to Learn the Benefits of Stress
I’m sitting in the back of the plane when the pilot announces we’ve reached maximum altitude. One of the crew gets up and – somewhat theatrically – slides open the side of the plane. In
Recent highlights from APS journals articles on the link between self-esteem and eating disorders, how to be liked in first encounters, the effects of stress on rigid learning, and much more.
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on threat-related perceptual decision making, metacognitive myopia, learning one’s own genetic susceptibility to mental disorders, brain reward circuits, and much more.
Collective Trauma and Stress Following Disasters: APS Journal Articles Publicly Available
APS has updated its publicly available collection of journal research pertaining to trauma and disasters. [updated February 14, 2023]
What World Cup Penalty Shootouts Can Teach You About Performing Well Under Extreme Pressure? A Lot, Considerable Science Says
If you think you’re capable of diving deep into rabbit holes, consider psychologist Geir Jordet. He spent five years watching every penalty shootout of every major men’s international soccer tournament (of which the World Cup