Skip to main content

Recent News

Accumbens nNOS Interneurons Regulate Cocaine Relapse

Posted March 4, 2020

Drug addiction is a chronic disorder in which individuals compulsively seek the use of drugs despite adverse effects. Re-lapse is the recurrence of compulsive drug use even after a per-son has reached remission. Relapse can be triggered by drug-related cues in the environment. Part of the brain that plays a role in relapse behavior is […]

Maternal Behavior and Socioeconomic Status Predict Longitudinal Changes in Error-Related Negativity in Preschoolers

Posted March 4, 2020

Self-regulation has been suggested as a “primary task” of childhood through which children become able to manage their emotions based on the demands of the situation they are in. Part of self-regulation includes self-monitoring, where individuals can monitor their own behaviors to ensure they are appropriate. Self-monitoring can be studied at the neural level using […]

PSYC Talk

  • Psychology Student 2020 Survival Guide 

    With the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic and government shelter-in-place rulings, all Texas A&M students have been transitioned to an online version of their classes. Many of us are back at home with family, socially isolating ourselves in our rooms and other personal work spaces. Some of us are continuing to work while also juggling […]

  • Tips on How to Choose a Subfield of Psychology

    As many of us know, psychology integrates a vast domain of scientific inquiry. The American Psychological Association recognizes a total of 90 subfields of psychology. With all of these choices at hand, it can be overwhelming to decide which subfield one should choose to enter. Here are 5 tips on how to choose a subfield […]