I Loved Her, I Loved Her Not: How Current Thinking Can Sway Our Memories of Love
As our memories fade, we rely on our current assessment of a person to remember how we felt about them in the past, and new research suggests this extends to some of the most central figures in our lives: our parents. The findings are published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Brain Study Hunts ‘Fingerprints’ of Severe Mental Disorders
In a new study, researchers took a “birds-eye view” into the brain to examine how its large-scale systems interact with one another, in order to gain a better understanding of the causes and symptoms of severe mental disorders including bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and depression.
How We Make Complex Decisions
When making a complex decision, we often break the problem down into a series of smaller decisions. For example, when deciding how to treat a patient, a doctor may go through a hierarchy of steps — choosing a diagnostic test, interpreting the results, and then prescribing a medication.