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Brain Study Seeks Roots of Suicide

A clinical trial will look at the neurological structure and function of people who have attempted suicide

December 4, 2015 — Sara Reardon and Nature magazine

Remaking an Urban Police Force

In crime-battered Camden, N.J., new training aims to reshape the relationship between police and community

December 3, 2015 — Cara Tabachnick

Humans of New York's Brandon Stanton on How to Talk to Strangers

Brandon Stanton, creator, photographer, interviewer, and author of the recent New York Times bestseller Humans of New York: Stories, discusses how to talk to strangers, the importance of having greater empathy, and more

November 25, 2015 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

The Online Wisdom Lab (OWL)

Help researchers study changes in thinking skills, decision making and health behavior during adulthood

November 12, 2015 — Larry Greenemeier
What Is Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)?

What Is Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)?

Affecting 3 to 8 percent of the population, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is the most common of all the personality disorders. This week, the Savvy Psychologist explains the eight traits of OCPD

November 4, 2015 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

Cultural Goofs Gear Up Gray Matter

People exposed to incongruent situations, such as Halloween-themed plates at a Labor Day picnic, performed better on cognitive-reasoning tests and were less likely to make impulse purchases or overeat 

October 29, 2015