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Fathers' Brains Respond Differently to Daughters Than Sons

Fathers with toddler daughters are more attentive and responsive to those daughters’ needs than fathers with toddler sons are to the needs of those sons, according to brain scans and recordings of the parents’ daily interactions with their kids.
22-May-2017 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Change at Work Linked to Employee Stress, Distrust and Intent to Quit, New Survey Finds

At a time of change and uncertainty across the country, American adults who have been affected by change at work are more likely to report chronic work stress, less likely to trust their employer and more likely to say they plan to leave the...
24-May-2017 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Psychological Association Criticizes White House Budget Proposal

The budget proposed by President Donald J. Trump threatens critical health, scientific research and education programs that contribute to the social safety net for millions of Americans, according to the American Psychological Association.
23-May-2017 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Region in Brain Found to Be Associated with Fear of Uncertain Future

People who struggle to cope with uncertainty or the ambiguity of potential future threats may have an unusually large striatum, an area of the brain already associated with general anxiety disorder, according to research published by the American...
15-May-2017 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Psychological Association Voices Disappointment Upon Passage of American Health Care Act

The American Psychological Association and its affiliated APA Practice Organization expressed disappointment that the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act and urged the Senate to reject the bill, which is projected to take...
4-May-2017 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Political Talk Plagues Workers Months After U.S. Election

American workers are more likely to say they are feeling stressed and cynical because of political discussions at work now than before the 2016 presidential election, according to survey results released today by the American Psychological...
2-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Do Some with Radical Views Become Terrorists Yet Others Don't?

Since most people who hold radical views do not become terrorists, what are the factors that drive some to violent extremism? Is there a connection between mental illness and terrorist involvement? And why do some interrogators resort to torture...
3-Apr-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cold Symptoms Feel Worse When People Feel Lonely

Having a cold is bad enough, but having a cold if you’re lonely can actually feel worse, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
27-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Psychologists Available to Discuss Psychology of Deception

With the growing disagreement between the White House and the media over what constitutes fact, the American Psychological Association has made available psychology experts who can comment on the issue of deception, including why some people...
25-Jan-2017 2:30 PM EST

Psychology Expert on the Effect of Long-Term Exposure to Fake News and Tips to Defend Against It

14-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST

Psychologists Available to Discuss World AIDS Day

29-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST

Psychologists Available to Discuss Causes, Treatment of PTSD Among Servicemembers

With discussion in the presidential campaign of servicemembers and military veterans who experience post-traumatic stress disorder, psychologists are available to talk about the research behind the latest understanding and treatment of PTSD.
4-Oct-2016 2:45 PM EDT

The Psychology of Transgender

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The following feature was produced by the American Psychological Association. You may reprint it in its entirety or in part. We only request that you credit APA as the source. We also have provided a photograph of Bockting for reprinting.
19-Nov-2015 12:05 AM EST

Experts Available to Talk About Psychology Related to School Shootings

Media advisory on Oregon school shooting.
2-Oct-2015 2:30 PM EDT

The Social Psychology of Religion, Prejudice and Intergroup Processes

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The following feature was produced by the American Psychological Association. You may reprint it in its entirety or in part. We only request that you credit APA as the source. We also have provided a photograph of Rowatt for reprinting.
5-May-2015 12:30 PM EDT

What Psychology Says About Materialism and the Holidays

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Q&A on materialism.
16-Dec-2014 9:00 AM EST

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