Focused Discussion: Brian Dias (March 2021)

The amount of stress we experience is on a spectrum. Many types of early life stress are risk factors for later psychopathology, including stress related to nutritional environment, immune system functioning (maternal activation), and air pollution. Importantly, age of exposure – critical periods – matters. Cultural differences can also play important roles in terms of whether or not behavior is considered neglect or abuse.

Innovative Methods and Scientific Progress (Shinobu Kitayama)

"We are living in a time of unprecedented methodological innovations in psychology." New essay by CMB network member and APS president Shinobu Kitayama, inspired by Amanda Gorman's poem.